Troll & Stow™ Receives Innovation Award



NMMA and Boating Writers International named the game-changing trolling motor system the winner of the 2024 Innovation award.

Big Lake, Minn. January 19, 2024The National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) and Boating Writers International (BWI) awarded Premier’s revolutionary new Troll & Stow system the Innovation Award for 2024. The honor took place during the opening night of the Discover Boating Minneapolis Boat Show. “As impressive as the Premier Angler is, there is one new feature that stands out above all others and that’s the exclusive Troll & Stow system,” said Brady Kay, NMMA Innovation Award Chair and Executive Editor of Pontoon & Deck Boat magazine. “Truly a game-changer, the revolutionary trolling motor design stows completely below deck for a clean, clutter-free deck.”


This was the third year in a row, Premier has received the award, testaments to the company’s passion, forward-thinking, and brand promise to take the pontoon experience beyond the expected. Premier won the award previously for the Sunsation Angler and its exclusive Open Water Panel design in 2023, and in 2022 for Premier’s exclusive Revolution Seating and its ability to rotate 360–degrees. 


The all-new Troll & Stow completely redefines the trolling motor category with a mounting system that allows the motor, drive unit, and all mounts and cords to be stowed completely below deck. The system can then be deployed and lowered in just seconds. To fully appreciate the clean design and versatility of Troll & Stow, watch this video below. 



“I couldn’t be more proud of our team,” said Premier owner and CEO Chris Carlson. “Fishing has long been a huge passion of mine, so when the engineering team came up with this idea, I fell in love with it. It’s a great example of how our entire organization really understands boating, and every day we work to make the experience better.”


To get a first-hand look at Troll & Stow and everything new Premier has to offer on the Angler series, visit the Sunsation Angler page


To learn more and see everything Premier has to offer for 2024 visit the Premier website at or find your local Premier dealer at


About Premier Marine 

Premier Marine, LLC is a manufacturer of luxury performance pontoon boats under the Premier brand. Premier Marine holds numerous patents and trademarks on manufacturing elements such as the Premier Ricochet Ladder System and the PTX® Technology performance package. The 30-year-old company sells its pontoons through boat dealers located throughout the United States and Canada. Premier Marine is headquartered in Big Lake, Minnesota and owned by Envision Company located in Elk River, Minnesota. 


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