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The nominations for The Honours 2024 are now open

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2024 nominations are now closed
Thank you for your interest

Judges of The Honours

The nominees for the Honours 2024 are being evaluated by a judging panel of esteemed figures in the superyacht industry, representing a breadth of experience across eight different sectors.
Espen Oeino

Espen Oeino

Founder & Owner at Espen Oeino International

Espen Oeino, a celebrated designer and naval architect, has earned a reputation for his work over three decades.

Jeroen Sirag

Jeroen Sirag

Head of Marketing at Royal Huisman

Jeroen Sirag's background in high-end brand positioning and strategic marketing makes him a valuable asset to the superyacht industry.

Tony Harris

Tony Harris

Consultant at Informa Markets

Tony Harris is a respected industry leader with a long history of success in the superyachting world.

Francesca Fenucci

Francesca Fenucci

Chief Marketing Officer at BWA Yachting

Francesca Fenucci has contributed to the superyacht services sector with extensive knowledge of superyacht clients and managing their yachts.

Jonathan Beckett

Jonathan Beckett

Chief Executive Officer at Burgess Yachts

Jonathan Beckett has proven to be one of the industry’s most successful brokers, credited with selling some of the world’s most iconic yachts.

Farouk Nefzi

Farouk Nefzi

Chief Marketing Officer at
Feadship

Farouk Nefzi is a visionary marketer with a deep passion for transforming the motor yacht industry through compelling storytelling.

Merijn de Waard

Merijn de Waard

Founder & Owner at Superyacht Times

Merijn de Waard founded and led Superyacht Times to become one of the most respected and innovative media companies in the business.

  • Who can nominate?
    Everyone is welcome to take part in the nomination process.
  • Who can be nominated?
    The nominee should have achieved concrete results that have a tangible link to the superyacht industry during the last five years. The nominee should have influenced the superyacht industry. The influence can be made by the contribution to diversity and inclusion, sustainability, new technologies, scientific research, philanthropic ventures and so on. There are no specific categories for nomination. The focus should be on the impact, novelty, creativity of the nominees, and their willingness to create a difference within the superyacht industry. All of the nominees will be examined according to their achievements rather than how many times they have got nominated.
  • How to nominate?
    All nominations are to be made on the The Honours website under the nomination section. The completion of the online form indicates an intention to nominate. The questions in the nomination form should be answered during the nomination process to explicitly explain the importance of the accomplishments relevant to the award.
  • How will the nominees be selected?
    Voting on all nominees shall be restricted to a judging panel. The judging panel will consist of designated judges that includes at least one judge from each sector within the superyacht industry. The nomination list shall be voted on during May 2024. A list of nominations won’t be published to support the idea that there are no losers or winners. Honourees will be announced and recognised during the The Honours evening on 24 September 2024 according to the decision that has been made by the judges.
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