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21 May 2014

Winners of the 2014 Club Marine Australian Marine Industry Export & Superyacht Awards


Closing day one of the Australian Superyacht & Marine Export conference were the 2014 Club Marine Australian Marine Industry Export & Superyacht Awards. The awards are judged based on scores given to the applications by individual members of the judging panel, with additional scores then given at a group meeting of the judges to produce an overall score. Numbers of entries were the highest they have been in the history of the awards, and the judges stressed that they had been hugely impressed by the calibre of applicants, and were also encouraged by the number of newer businesses applying.

Overall winners

Muir Winches were the overall winners, taking the ‘Exporter of the Year’ title in addition to the award for ‘Best Export Performance - Large Exporter’. Other winners included Steber International, Arctic Steel, SUPERIOR, GME, Hanseatic Marine|Silver Yachts and Rivergate Marina and Shipyard.

Martin Redmayne of The Superyacht Group presents the Superyacht Industry Champion award to Stephen Fisher

Richard Chapman, Managing Director of Coursemaster Autopilots and current President of AIMEX Board, was awarded the Marine Export Industry Champion and Stephen Fisher, International Business Development Manager of Rivergate Marina, was awarded Superyacht Industry Champion recognising his work for the Australia superyacht industry.

Yacht designer Sam Sorgiovanni was also inducted into the Australian Superyacht Industry Hall of Fame. A proud Australian, Sorgiovanni’s hard work and contribututions to profiling the Australian marine industry were formally acknowledged.

Barry Jenkins presents the award to Sam Sorgiovanni

Look out for SuperyachtNews.com’s exclusive interviews with Stephen Fisher and Matthew Johnston of MUIR Winches in the coming days.

Overall Winners - 2014 Club Marine Australian Marine Export & Superyacht Industry Awards

2014 Australian Marine Industry Exporter of the Year
Winner – Muir Winches Australia 

2014 Most Innovative Marine Industry Exported Product   
Winner – Steber International

2014 Marine Export Industry Champion
Winner – Richard Chapman    

2014 Best Marine Industry Export Performance (Small Exporter)   
Winner – Arctic Steel

2014 Best Marine Industry Export Performance (Medium Exporter)   
2014 Best Marine Industry Export Performance (Large Exporter)   
Winner – Muir Winches Australia    

2014 The Sanctuary Cove International Boat Show Best Marine Industry Export Marketing Strategy
Winner -  GME

2014 Superyacht Industry Business of the Year (Manufacturer)
Winner – Hanseatic Marine | SilverYachts

2014 Superyacht Industry Business of the Year (Service Provider)

Winner – Rivergate Shipyard & Marina

2014 Australian Superyacht Industry Champion
Winner – Stephen Fisher

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Muir Windlasses

Rivergate Marina and Shipyard

Silver Yachts


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