Tuesday 13 November 2018

Announcement of the winners

All winners will be announced on Tuesday 13 November 2018 at the prestigious awards gala, which takes place during METSTRADE in the enchanting National Maritime Museum in Amsterdam.

The venue

The National Maritime Museum in Amsterdam dates from 1656 and is home to the second-largest maritime collection in the world. Originally designed as a storehouse for the Admiralty of Amsterdam in the Golden Age when Amsterdam was the largest port and marketplace in the world. To this day it remains an imposing and impressive building, exuding history and making it the perfect location for The National Maritime Museum and the Boat Builder Awards 2017.

Boat builder award organisers IBI and METSTRADE


The Boat Builder Awards for Business Achievement are organised jointly by METSTRADE Show organiser RAI Amsterdam and IBI publisher Boating Communications.

METSTRADE is the world’s leading platform for professionals in the leisure marine equipment industry with its flagship event METSTRADE Show; the largest trade exhibition of equipment, materials and systems for the international leisure marine industry worldwide.

International Boat Industry (IBI) is the leading business-to-business magazine and website (IBI-plus.com) covering the global recreational marine trade. The magazine and its related daily newsletter, IBI-plus.com, are received by over 14,000 professionals in the industry.




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Federico Peruccio

Marketing and Communications Manager at Monte Carlo Yachts

“The Boat Builder's Awards are amongst the most important recognitions in the industry and Monte Carlo Yachts has been proud and thrilled for being awarded with this top honour. ”