American Boat Builders and Repairers Association Awards Categories

 This is your chance to recognize our peers and colleagues for their outstanding service to the industry. This year’s categories include:


President’s Award – awarded to a person who has made a significant and lasting contribution to the boat building and repair industry in the United States.


Boatyard of the Year – ABBRA’s Boatyard of the Year award is given to the boatyard facility that demonstrates excellence in all facets of their company through commitment to customer service, quality workmanship, best business practices, industry standards, professionalism, workforce development, and positive vendor relations.


Boat Builder of the Year – ABBRA recognizes the boat building facility that through its    commitment to innovation, sound engineering, quality workmanship, teamwork, and professional project management, has built a vessel that has been successfully launched and recognized as a significant contribution to the recreational yachting industry. Whose process and product have made   a lasting contribution to the recreational marine  industry

Please nominate one person for each category. For each nominee, provide name, company, contact number / e-mail, and a short justification.

President's Award
Boatyard of the Year
Boat Builder of the Year