Boat Builder Awards nomination form

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About the categories

Collaborative Solution between Boat or Superyacht Builder and its Supply Chain Partner

Sponsored by Ultraflex

This award recognises boat and superyacht builders or refit yards and supply chain partners such as equipment manufacturers that have collaborated from a conceptual stage as if working in one team to develop a particular solution to a design challenge, innovation or efficiency improvement.

Innovative On-Board Design Solution – for boat builder and shipyard companies or boat design companies nominating a specific yacht solution

Sponsored by Fusion Entertainment

The Innovative On-Board Design Solution Award recognises boat and superyacht builders that have developed a specific design feature that transforms their end users’ on-board experience.

Environmental Initiative – for boat builder and shipyard companies

Sponsored by Confindustria Nautica

Boat builders nominated for this award will highlight any change that targets sustainability. Examples include lifecycle awareness, reducing the operational impact of boats and yachts and improving production processes, as well as recycling initiatives and support of environmental improvement projects.

Retail Marketing Initiative – for boat builder and shipyard companies

Sponsored by Kohler Power Systems

This category recognises advances in retail marketing where the builder, working alone or with a dealer, has demonstrated real innovation in marketing to end users. Examples could include campaigns, boat show initiatives, successful partnerships, dealer promotions and responses to COVID-19 restrictions.

Rising Star – for individuals working for a boat builder or shipyard

Sponsored by Lumishore

Individuals nominated in this category will be aged 35 or under, working for a boat builder and will have been making a growing impact on any aspect of their business, from design and production, to management, buying and any other boat building discipline. Nominees should be no older than age 35 on 16 November 2021.

Lifetime Achievement Award – for individuals working for a boat builder or shipyard

Sponsored by Sleipner

We invite nominations to this special award for a person who has made a lifetime’s contribution as a boat builder. Nominees will have made a significant impact on the boat building businesses that they have been associated with in their careers.