Dubois Naval Architects announced today, that four of their vessels are finalists at the Show Boats Design Awards 2010, presented by Boat International Media.
The Winners will be announced on the 26th of October 2010 at the Awards Ceremony held at the Mar-A-Lago Club in Palm Beach in Florida.
Here are the Dubois Yachts Finalists:
Sailing Yacht BLISS 36.8 metres
Finalist Categories: Naval Architecture, Galley Design, Crew and Service Area Design
The composite construction yacht Bliss was launched in Auckland at the end of 2009. She was built by Yachting Developments with the interior styling by Design Unlimited. The company believes that their yacht Bliss is a market leader in terms of her construction and her approach towards a ‘greener’ way of sailing.
Sailing Yacht VALQUEST 40 metres
Finalist Categories: Naval Architecture, Crew and Service Area Design
Launched in Spring of 2009, sailing yacht Valquest was built by Bloemsma Van Breemen shipyard, the first time that the Dubois studio has worked with this yard. The Yacht Valquest shows many of the characteristics, that have made Dubois designs recognizable over the years. Her design brief was for reliability, excellent sea worthiness, comfort for long range cruising and superior performance.
Sailing Yacht SALPERTON 45 metres
Finalist Categories: Naval Architecture, Interior Design, Exterior Design and Styling
Launched in May 2009, the latest Salperton sailing yacht is the third yacht Dubois Naval Architects have designed for her Owner. Built by Fitzroy Yachts with an interior styled by Adam Lay. Sailing Yacht Salperton is a ‘go-anywhere’, fast cruising yacht and represents an accumulation of great experience, both in terms of design and build.
Motor Yacht LORETTA ANNE (ex Allogante) 40 metres
Finalist Categories: Naval Architecture, Exterior Design and Styling
Motor Yacht Loretta Anne (ex Allogante) is the 4th sister in a family of beautiful and successful motor yachts. This striking vessel will reach a top speed of 16.5 knots and will cruise at 13 knots. She is capable of crossing both the Pacific and Atlantic Oceans.
If you are interested to know about Dubois Naval Architects and view more of their wonderful yachts, please follow this link: Dubois Yachts