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NMMA Foundation awards Captain Fred Gamboa with the Hammond Marine Industry Leadership Award

by National Marine Manufacturers Association 10 May 11:53 PDT

Captain Fred Gamboa, a charter boat captain from Point Pleasant, New Jersey, has been awarded the 2024 Hammond Marine Industry Leadership Award by the National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) Foundation for Recreational Boating Safety, Education and Environmental Awareness during the American Boating Congress (ABC) conference.

The Hammond Award is given to individuals who help grow and protect the recreational boating industry and have demonstrated dedication to the long-term health of the industry, such as achieving greater sales, stopping unwanted government regulations or seeking needed government regulation, or otherwise helping and benefiting the entire marine industry as distinct from building one's own company.

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