Tuesday 13 November 2018

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These organisations make the Boat Builder Awards possible

Headline sponsor

Raymarine, a world leader in marine electronics, develops and manufactures the most comprehensive range of electronic equipment for the recreational, boating and light commercial marine markets. Designed for high performance and ease of use, the award-winning products are available through a global network of dealers and distributors. The Raymarine product lines include radar, navigation aids, sonar, instruments, auto-pilots, thermal imaging, communications, satellite TV, software and integrated systems.

Retail Marketing Initiative

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Wells Fargo

International Distributor or dealer development

Wells Fargo: As a leading provider of specialised financing and servicing solutions, Wells Fargo Commercial Distribution Finance delivers inventory financing solutions, service and intelligence through in-depth industry expertise and a commitment to our customers. We’re here for alternative funding sources and supporting the efficient,uninterrupted flow of products with Marine from manufacturer to dealer.

Collaborative Solution between a production boat builder and its supply chain partner (for yachts under 24m)

Ultraflex was founded 80 years ago. Now it is a leading manufacturer of steering systems, steering wheels and control systems for pleasure and professional boats. Located in Genoa, Italy Ultraflex exports roughly 82 per cent of its production with it's main markets in France, United Kingdom, Netherlands, Scandinavia, Finland, Russia, New Zealand and Australia. North, South and central America are serviced by its sister company, Uflex USA, manufacturing in Sarasota, Florida.

Collaborative Solution between a superyacht builder and its supply chain partner (For yachts of over 24m)

LUMISHORE is recognised by the world's leading boatbuilders as the market leader for high performance, function rich underwater lighting and control systems. Exceeding the exacting standards of the world's most recognised boatbuilders, LUMISHORE designs and builds practical, easily installed systems that enable discerning owners to enjoy the most beautiful and stunning underwater lighting effects.

Innovative on-board design solution

FUSION is recognized as an innovator of world leading marine entertainment products and award-winning technologies. Sailing on the cutting edge of design and engineering, FUSION entertainment delivers unparalleled performance and connectivity on the open seas.

Innovation in a production process

Dometic is delighted to sponsor the Innovation in a Production Process at the Boat Builder Awards for Business Achievement.

Dometic is a product and market oriented organization. Their product focus pushes the innovative borders and their market oreintated approach continuously helps them to define new product bundles and concepts. The dualitiy of their focus results in great value, and their products are now sold in almost 100 countries and produced mainlu in their wholly owned production facilities around the world.


Environmental Initiative

UCINA Confindustria Nautica, a member of the Confederation of Italian Industry (Confindustria), UCINA CONFINDUSTRIA NAUTICA has been representing the entire Italian boating industry since 1967. With 312 member companies, UCINA represents over 80% of the domestic boating industry and strives to promote the growth of the sector. In line with its purposes, UCINA organises the Genoa Boat Show, a leading event worldwide and a showcase for the Italian marine industry.

Marine Resources

Best apprenticeship or training scheme

Marine Resources is an award winning International recruitment company offering unparalleled efficiency to source and recruit world class candidates for some of the biggest names operating in the Leisure Marine and Superyacht industries. Specialising in shore-based marine recruitment the consultancy has become an industry leader, ever growing in response to client demand. Their client base boasts some of the biggest names in the marine industry.


Rising Star (working for a boatbuilder and up to age 35)

Gurit: Having made its name in the high-end race boat market over 30 years ago, Gurit now supplies the full spectrum of marine projects worldwide. Production boats focusing on manufacturing efficiencies, superyachts with unique design features, commercial and military vessels requiring robust yet low weight construction, as well as current race yacht programmes looking for cutting edge performance, are all benefiting from Gurit’s complete composite solution.p>

Side-Power Sleipner

Lifetime achievement Award

Sleipner Motor is based in Fredrikstad, Norway where we have manufactured high quality parts for the marine industry since 1908. While working at the cutting edge of both product and production technology, the philosophy made necessary by the tough Norwegian waters have not changed since the early years: "making products you can rely on".


Pre-dinner Drinks

Kohler Power Systems, a division of Kohler Co., provides complete power systems, including generators (residential, industrial, mobile, portable, and marine), automatic transfer switches, paralleling switchgear, monitoring controls, and accessories for emergency, prime power and energy-management applications. Kohler Power Systems has delivered energy solutions for markets worldwide since 1920.

Viking Recruitment

After dinner bar

Viking recruitmentis the leading Cruise Ship and Superyacht Crew Management specialists primarily offering career opportunities globally for Officers & Crew of all positions.

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