By Dorie Cox
Yacht crew competitions continue to gain popularity during boat shows. This year, two new categories were added to recognize the work crew do during guest charters at the 30th MYBA Charter Show that ran April 23-26 in Barcelona. Added to this year’s line-up was a new Meet and Greet competition as well as All Hands on Deck.
Judges said competition was tight with entrants in this year’s annual events, the Superyacht Chefs’ Competition and Tablescaping Competition. The winners are listed below.
Meet and Greet Competition
Yachts 56m and over: Capt. Dean Pilatti and crew on M/Y Jaguar
Yachts 43-55m: Capts. Simon Ladbrooke and Sean Read and crew on M/Y Elixir
Yachts up to 42m: Capt. Tristan Mortlock and crew on M/Y Awol
A special mention was awarded to Capt. James Carlyle and crew on M/Y Manifiq.
Superyacht Chefs’ Competition
Winners were awarded prizes during a ceremony at the show on April 26 for the 2018 MYBA Superyacht Chefs’ Competition for this year’s theme, Finger Food.