NEW YORK MILLS – Lund Boats, a division of Brunswick Society (NYSE: BC), and an industry leader in designing fishing boats renowned for their performance and durability, received a 2022 Minneapolis Boat Show Innovation Award from Progressive Insurance in the category aluminum fishing boats for its redesigned Lund Renegade model.
The Innovation Award recognizes groundbreaking new marine products and honors manufacturers and suppliers who bring innovative products to the boating industry. This year’s program evaluated a group of entries featuring outstanding products among aluminum fishing boats, fiberglass fishing boats and pontoon boats.
“We are honored to be honored with the 2022 Innovation Award,” said Dan AnonenProduct manager, Lund Boats. “The redesigned Renegade Series represents an innovative design in the bass boat category, offering exclusive, industry-first features designed to enhance the experience on the water.”
The judges praised Lund for its commitment to innovation. “The Lund Renegade takes a bass boat and makes it more family friendly without compromising fishing ability. Anytime you can improve the versatility of a boat, that’s a bonus,” said Eric Colbymaritime journalist and award judge.
The winning Renegade model features a redesigned Mod-V hull offering improved performance and stability in big water; the updated design also features two rear jump seats – an industry first in the Mod-V bass boat class.
Available in three sizes – the refreshed 1775 and 1875 and the all-new 1975 – the Renegade Mod-V is designed for bass, crappie and muskellunge fishing. The Renegade features the industry’s first four-seat cockpit design with two aft jump seats (available in 1875 and 1975 models); a large casting deck fore and aft with ample storage space; a redesigned Mod-V hull slightly sharper at the bow and flatter at the stern for shallow draft and fast performance; waterproof storage for rods, gears and tackle; a redesigned console with optimized electronic placement and is powered by a 50 HP – 150 HP Mercury Marine outboard motor offering award-winning performance and durability.
Lund builds boats in the heart of Lakeland in New York Mills, Minn., since 1948. Using the highest quality materials, Lund boats are built to last a lifetime. They are guide tested, wilderness proven and in high demand by camps, resorts, fishing guides and professionals worldwide. North America. Whether aluminum or fiberglass, each boat is expertly crafted to provide anglers with the optimal layouts and features they desire. Designed for maximum performance and superior boat control, Lund boats stay on the breaks and catch more fish, delivering the ultimate fishing experience. Lund Boats – Built by anglers for anglers.
Based at Mettawa, Ill., Brunswick Society major consumer brands include Mercury Marine outboard motors; Mercury MerCruiser sterndrive and inboard sets; Mercury Global parts and accessories, including propellers and SmartCraft electronic; Integrated power product solutions; MotorGuide trolling motors; Attwood, Garelick and Whale marine parts; Earth and seaBLA, Navy of Payne, Kellogg Navy & Lankhorst Taselaar distribution of marine parts and Mercury and Quicksilver parts and oils; Bayliner, Boston Whaler, Brunswick Commercial and Government Products, Crestliner, Cypress CayHarris, Lowe, Lund, Princecraft, Quicksilver, Rayglass, Sea Ray, Thunder Jet and Uttern; fit lifeStrength Hammer, Cybex, Indoor cycling group and SCIFIT fitness equipment and Brunswick pool tables, accessories and game room furniture.
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