The seven finalists in this class could be divided into sub-categories such as ultra-fast and medium speed vessels and a three-deck yacht with a semi-planing hull form, however the judges were almost unanimous in their selection of the Sanlorenzo 37.4 metre design, Yacht FX as the winner of this class. ... read full story
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BEST SEMI-DISPLACEMENT OR PLANING MOTOR YACHT 40M+ Judges' Special Commendation: Motor Yacht Blind Date by Trinity Yachts ... read full story
Adam Voorhees is the Winner of the Young Designer of the Year Award 2010 at the World Superyacht Awards.
Adam Voorhees, a post-graduate from California, US, received the Young Designer of the Year Award 2010 for his impressive project, RA. ... read full story
Yacht Blind Date is the Winner of the Best Displacement Motor Yacht below 500GT in the World Superyacht Awards 2010
World Superyacht Awards 2010: Best Displacement Motor Yacht below 500GT is won by Motor Yacht Blind Date. Length: 47.00m Builder: Heesen Yachts Naval Architect: Heesen Yachts Exterior Stylist: Omega Architects Interior Designer: Keech Green Yacht NAme: Blind Date Judges’ Comments: This class contained seven finalists, five aluminium-built yachts and two constructed from composite, that were... ... read full story
Yacht Candyscape II Wins BEST DISPLACEMENT MOTOR YACHT 500GT – 1,299GT in World Superyacht Awards 2010
the 61.8-metre Candyscape II, the first yacht to emerge from the newly established shipyard Viareggio Super Yachts, attracting an equal number of points to be declared joint winners, while a narrow margin of just seven marks divided the next three places. ... read full story
Winner of BEST DISPLACEMENT MOTOR YACHT 1,300 GT AND ABOVE: Yacht NORTHERN STAR ... read full story
The winners of the most prestigious awards in the superyacht industry were: Motor Yacht of the Year, sponsored by Maybach, went to the 60-metre Arkley, built by Lürssen and designed by Espen Oeino, with an interior by Mark Berryman. ... read full story
Yacht Eminence is the first yacht launched in the Abeking & Rasmussen 78 metre series. She was an impressive luxury yacht with a unusual and unique beige hull and she was launched in 2008. Motor yacht C2 with a blue hull was launched in 2009 and the second of the Abeking & Rasmussen 78 series. ... read full story
Megayacht RED SQUARE is a 72m luxury motor yacht currently under construction at the Turkish shipyard Dunya Yachts. Production is well under way and Superyacht RED SQUARE is expected to be launched in April 2011. ... read full story
Luxury Benetti Classic 120 motor yacht OCEAN DREAM, (hull BC 122) was launched in January. The Benetti Classic 120 yacht has now been delivered and is set for a summer season of chartering in the Mediterranean. ... read full story