Gavin Moth the owner of Go-Stock has won this award, due to the innovation shown in bringing the non-biocidal Marine Algae Cleaner to the marine industry.
Peter Nash of Boating Business magazine presented Gavin with the award at Trinity House in London.
"Boating Business choose to recognise entrepreneurship with the Young Entrepreneur of the Year award, this year's winner was Gavin Moth. Gavin is the owner of Go-Stock, which provides environmentally friendly products to the marine industry. Go-Stock's stand-out product is a non-biocide, non-hazardous cleaning solution, the Marine Algae Cleaner™, which is extremely effective in removing algae from all marine areas and is unique to Go-Stock"
Gavin said: "Thank you to the judges for selecting me for
this award. It means a great deal to be recognised.
Following a surprise and quite severe Multiple Sclerosis relapse I took the
decision to form Go-Stock during my recovery to keep my mind active. At the
same time I spotted a gap in the market for a totally environmentally friendly
non-biocidal algae cleaner.
After 18 months of hard work with manufacturers, the environment agency, the
HSE and trying to cope with the debilitating effects of MS I launched Marine
Algae Cleaner. Which is non-hazardous and meets all guidelines set by the
This unique product will help protect aquatic life from the widely used sodium
hypochlorite and bleaches, and help users with it's efficiency and
I'm very proud to win young entrepreneur of the year, and would like to thank
my wife, family, friends and colleagues for all their support in getting to
In 2016 Go-Stock will aim to get as many people using Marine Algae Cleaner as possible, and to increase knowledge that sodium hypochlorite, which is the most popular product for use on algae is toxic to sea life and the environment as a whole.