Last Saturday the winners of the World Superyacht Awards were announced at the luxurious Çırağan Palace Kempinski in Istanbul, Turkey. The most prestigious awards, Motor Yacht of the Year and Sailing Yacht of the Year, were won by the 77.70 metre Feadship superyacht Tango and the 67.20 metre Alloy Yachts superyacht Vertigo.
MOTOR YACHT AWARD WINNERS:
Motor Yacht of the Year:
Built by Feadship Royal Van Lent, the 77.70 metre Tango features interior and exterior design by Eidsgaard. Tango was sold by Chris Cecil-wright of Edmiston and managed from conception to completion by Edmiston yacht management. The team of Edmiston was delighted with the award for M/Y Tango and hailed their relationship with Feadship as another highly successful collaboration.
Displacement Motor Yacht 3,000GT and Above
Displacement Motor Yacht 1,300GT to 2,999GT
Judges’ Special Award – Interior Design with the Widest Appeal
Displacement Motor Yacht of 500GT to 1,299GT
Judges’ Commendation: Prima
Displacement Motor Yacht of Below 500GT
Judges’ Commendation: E&E
Judges’ Commendation: Karia
Three Deck Semi-Displacement or Planning Motor Yachts
Two Deck & Open Semi-Displacement or Planning Motor Yachts
Winner: Shooting Star
Raised Pilothouse Semi-Displacement or Planning Motor Yachts
SAILING YACHT AWARD WINNERS:
Sailing Yacht of the Year
Alloy Yachts commented on winning the award: “After years of discussions, designs, meetings, engineering and building – the yacht that at Alloy Yachts, we knew had pushed us, challenged us and in the end satisfied us with an unbelievable sense of accomplishment, has been recognised by a global panel of superyacht owners and industry experts for an acknowledgement we knew she deserved.”
Sailing Yacht in 40m+ Size Range
Judges’ Commendation: Hemisphere
Judges’ Special Award – A Notable Contribution to the Technical Advancement of Sailing Superyachts
Sailing Yacht 30-40m Size Range
Winner: Antares III
Judges’ Commendation: Sarafin
Winner: Golden Compass
Winner: Mr Neville Crichton
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