World Yachts Trophies 2009 results

Last month, we were invited by Yachts magazine, to the annual World Yachts Trophies event and yachts parade. The event was held during the Cannes International Boat Show. During the event, Yachts Magazine celebrated innovation and great design.

The jury, comprised of the director of publication, editors and regular contributors of the various Yachts titles around the world (Yachts France, Yachts Russia, Yachts International, Yachts Croatia, Yachts Italia and Yachts Emirates), voted for finalists and winners after a pre-selection of about 10 yachts in the various categories (redefined this year to reflect recent trends in the yachting world).

The 2009 winners are:

Custom Yachts - 50m

Best Design: Burger 46m Sycara IV

Innovation: Abeking & Rasmussen 41m Silver Cloud

Custom Yachts + 50m

Best Design: Lürssen 110m Dilbar

Innovation: Proteksan Turquoise 53m Vinydrea

Sport Yachts + 24m
Best Design: Riva Domino 86
Best layout: Lazzara LSX 92

Innovation: Baia 100

Sport Yachts – 24m
Best Design: Sessa C68
Best layout: Absolute 70
Innovation: Kifaru 63

Flying Bridge + 24 m
Best Design: Peri 37
Best layout: Ferretti Yachts Altura 840
Innovation: Apreamare Maestro 82

Flying Bridge – 24 m
Best Design: Dominator 780
Best layout: Mochi Craft LR 23m
Innovation: Mochi Craft LR 23m

Yachts International Magazine

By Maarten Janssen



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