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Shortlist for Boat Builder Awards

Boat Builders AwardThe shortlisted nominations for the third Boat Builder Awards for business achievement have been announced. With more than one hundred entries received, the 21 shortlisted companies named by the judges have already achieved some notable success at this stage, and it is from this group that the Winners and Special Mentions will be announced at METSTRADE on 15 November in Amsterdam.

Now in its third year, the prestigious Boat Builder Awards recognises and rewards the outstanding business achievements of individuals and teams across key areas in the global leisure boat-building industry. Between 250 and 300 guests are expected to attend this special gala dinner celebration, which will take place under the glittering dome of the National Maritime Museum.


The shortlist is as follows

  • Boat Builder International Distributor/Dealer
    • Correct Craft
    • Fairline Yachts
  • Boat Builder & Equipment Manufacturer Collaborative Solution
    • Multiplast and Beneteau
    • Naviop and Ferretti
    • Next Four Solutions and Buster Boats
    • Torqeedo and Zodiac
  • Best Apprenticeship Scheme
    • Nobiskrug
    • Sunseeker International
    • Ta Shing Yachts
  • Innovative Onboard Design Solution
    • Buster Boats
    • Ferretti Group
    • KM Yachtbuilders
    • Sunseeker International
  • Innovation in a Production Process
    • Azimut Yachts
    • Bavaria Yachts
  • Environmental Initiative Award
    • Campion Marine
    • Eco Sail The World
    • The Hinkley Company
  • Retail Marketing Initiative
    • Azimut Yachts
    • Brunswick Boat Group
    • Dominator Yachts
  • Lifetime Achievement Award

The evening culminates with the highly anticipated Lifetime Achievement Award, presented in the previous two years to Paolo Vitelli, founder and chairman of Azimut Benetti, and to Robert Braithwaite, CBE, founder of Sunseeker International.