You think you're the best or do you know a company or someone who might be? Let us know!

Don't miss the chance to prove it! The countdown to getting your business noticed has begun as nomination are now being taken for the IBI METSTRADE Boat Builder Awards for Business Achievement 2021 in association with Raymarine. The Awards have quickly established themselves as the industry’s foremost honour, recognising the great achievements of boatbuilders, shipyards, their personnel and supply chain.

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Make your nomination before the deadline of  8 October 2021. You may also choose to enter a colleague or business that has inspired you, or who you work with.

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Our Boat Builder Awards team will assist you with any questions. It’s important to us that the Judges see the widest range of entries from across the globe. If you need help with nominating yourself or someone else, please do not hesitate to get in touch.

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Make a Nomination - how does it work?

Participation in the competition is free. It is open to boatbuilders, shipyards, and manufacturers of leisure boats and superyachts or, for some categories, those employed by them. See the 2021 Boat Builder Awards Terms and Conditions of Participation for the type of nomination expected per category.

  • Nominations can be made directly by the individuals or businesses whose activities, products and services are entered. Or by any professional working within the leisure marine industry who wishes to highlight the good work of others.
  • To nominate yourself, your business or a third party, complete and submit the online application before 8 October 2021.
  • All nominations must comply with the terms and conditions and with the award categories to be eligible for judgement.
  • For all categories (except for Rising star, Lifetime achievement) the nominated products, initiatives and services should have been released, improved, implemented or launched onto the market between 1 September 2020 until 16 November 2021.

The judges want to see as much information as possible, so you are strongly encouraged to include PDF documents, website links, images and video links if you have them. 

Please make your nomination(s) before the deadline and carefully complete the form with as much detail as you can. The Jury will reach its decision in the month October, before the start of METSTRADE. Shortlisted nominations will be informed by the end of October, by e-mail.

Please see all terms and conditions here.

Nominations are closed. Shortlisted nominations will be published at the end of October.