Global marine technology company savvy navvy, has been recognised as one of the most exceptional marine technology businesses at last week’s Tech South West Awards in the UK.
Savvy Navvy was crowned the winner of the ‘MarineTech’ category out of more than 350 entries assessed by over 40 judges. Hundreds of tech leaders attended the award ceremony held for the fifth time in Exeter on 9th November, which showcased innovation from across the South West of the UK.
Jelte Liebrand, CEO and Founder of savvy navvy said: “Tech South West celebrates the whole technology sector and has been supportive of our journey since the very beginning. We are so grateful to win their MarineTech award celebrating our technical innovations, as we continue to develop the savvy navvy app and make navigating the global waters simpler, safer and more accessible to anyone.”
Michelle Law of QantX, who sponsored the MarineTech category, said: "savvy navvy is changing the tide of marine navigation, helping people sail smarter and safer. With over a million downloads of the app across 100 countries, this company is showing impressive traction and we're excited to see where this 'Google Maps for boats' goes next."
Tech South West is a membership organisation that supports the South West tech sector’s growth, fostering collaboration and knowledge exchange across the ecosystem.
savvy navvy offers a revolutionary, easy-to-use app that brings everything you need for a seamless boating experience, all in one place. Built from the ground up using official hydrographic data, savvy navvy solves many on-water navigation issues for boaters, kayakers, paddleboarders and jet-skiers with a routing algorithm using wind, weather, tides, and boat settings to route users to their destination in the fastest, safest and most enjoyable route available.