Crew Award Nominations Are Open

The Crew Award, organised by ACREW, aims to give exceptional crew members the recognition and reward they deserve. 

Starting on 4th March and ending on 17th May nominations are now open.

Vote now online with your nominations from crew and professionals within the superyacht industry for 20 Award categories.

Award categories are each judged by industry professionals on a hand-picked criteria using the ‘what makes the ideal candidate’ basis. 

Crew Awards were developed to reward crew that have proven themselves to be the very best at their job. They offer both a personal achievement and an industry-wide recognition of professional excellence.  

The Crew Awards ceremony promises to be the crew event of the year.  It will celebrate the 20 Award winners and will be held in the Hyatt Regency Nice Palais de la Méditerranée on 12th October.

This event promises to be a night to remember with 500 Captains and Crew from around the globe attending. A gala evening, it will begin with a champagne reception. That’s going to be followed by a seated three-course dinner while the award winners are announced.

After the ceremony tables get cleared aside and a dance floor is opened for the big Liquid Yacht Wear After Party. 

Awards Voting Process

During the nomination phase ACREW receive online nominations from crew and professionals within the superyacht industry for each of the 20 award categories.

Voting follows on 24th May and based on those results, the list of  candidates will be narrowed down to final 3 nominees per award category. 

Those three finalists are presented to the awards judges.  This is a panel comprising of Captains and senior crew. To properly evaluate the finalists, video interviews and CV’s are exchanged.

Awards Venue

The 5 Star Luxury Hyatt Regency Nice commands a prominent position on the Promenade des Anglais across from Lido beach and glittering waters of the Mediterranean Sea. Behind its 1920s façade sits a five-star hotel that oozes decadence. It attracts the world’s royalty and is very much the pinnacle of French elegance and historical riches of the French Riviera. 

Superyacht crew award

Crew Award  Categories

  • Captain (Master Unlimited)
  • Captain (Master 3000GT)
  • Captain (Master 500GT)
  • First Officer
  • Purser
  • Chief-Stew
  • Stew
  • Chief Engineer & ETO
  • Engineer & ETO
  • Chef
  • Deck hand
  • Best Charter Yacht Crew Award
  • Best Private Yacht Crew Award
  • Humanitarian Crew Award
  • Environmental Crew Award
  • Entrepreneur Crew Award
  • Team Player
  • Newcomer
  • Duty of Care Crew Award
  • Creativity Crew Award