Ken Cook Co. partnered with ABYC to create a powerful iPhone app to identify both required and recommended safety equipment for powered and non-powered recreational boats used in U.S. waters. The app uses the USCG recreational boat rules to generate a required equipment checklist for up to three different boats and has the ability to create shopping lists, maintenance notifications, float plans and more.
This is the second IBEX innovation award for Ken Cook Co., having received the award in 2008 for the Marine BookBuilder online owner’s manual portal. Marine BookBuilder allows boatbuilders to make customized international owner’s manuals, in 19 languages, and the ability to print just one copy at a time shipped to any location. “It was the innovation we built into Marine BookBuilder that caught the attention of ABYC.” said John Jost, Director of Software Solutions who added “We have an outstanding staff of content creators, illustrators, writers, publishers and application developers that routinely provide our customers with unique solutions.”