Maldives Boating Award is an initiative of Liveabord Association of Maldives (LAM) which began in the year 2014 to recognize the strength of boating industry and services rendered by the service providers. Awards are presented to nominees in different categories on various sectors inclusive of standard. The Maldives Boating Awards aim to encourage & raise service standards within the Maldivian Boating industry. The Liveaboard Association of Maldives (LAM) holds exclusive rights of the award


The Maldives Boating Awards judging criterias are based upon facilities and service excellence provided by the participant. Size of a service or company is not taken into consideration during the nomination or voting process. In order to proceed with registration, the participant should operate within the Maldivian Boating Industry and service delivery should be within the Maldives.


To participate in the Maldives Boating Awards, participants can self-nominate or be nominated by other parties. All Nominees must be members of Liveaboard Association of Maldives. Once we receive nominations via document or online, evaluations are carried out by a selected panel of adjudicators appointed by rghts holder of the award, Liveaboard Association of Maldives (LAM). Following confirmation and official entry, the organizers of Maldives Boating Awards will arrange an official visit or a meeting in Male to do a 10 - 15 minutes presentation. Whereas professional scoring would be given to the nominee by the panel (60%), apart from the online voting for popular votes which considers 40% for the award.