The results of the World Yachts Trophies 2017 have been announced on the penultimate day of the Cannes Yachting Festival, and both Azimut and Ferretti Group (Ferretti Yachts, Pershing, Riva, Custom Line) have received numerous accolades for this year’s builds, earning 4 awards and five awards respectively.
Held at the Carlton Hotel in Cannes, the glamorous evening celebrated the most innovative, high quality, high performance luxury yachts to enter the market over the 2016/2017 period.
In addition to the 4 awards won by Azimut, they also received a special acknowledgement for their continued attendance from the inaugural Cannes Yachting Festival held 40 years before.
Ferretti Group in particular has much to celebrate, putting in an impressive turnout of 24 models from 8-37 metres in length at the Cannes Yachting Festival and taking Best Shipyard of the Year along with 4 other awards.
Best Shipyard of the Year – Ferretti Group
Most Innovative: Up to 24m – Absolute Yachts (Navetta 73)
Most Achieved: 80-125ft – Azimut (Azimut Grande 27 Metri)
Most Achieved: 50-80ft Riva/Ferretti Group(50-80ft – Riva 56′ Rivale)
Best Technology Evolution – Azimut (Azimut S7)
Best Interior Design: 80-125ft – Azimut (Azimut Grande 35 Metri)
Best Interior Design: 50-80ft – Ferretti Yachts/Ferretti Group (Ferretti Yachts 780)
Best Layout: 164-270ft – CRN/Ferretti Group (Cloud 9)
Best Layout: 50-80ft – Azimut (Azimut 60)
Best Exterior Design: 80-125ft – Custom Line/Ferretti Group (Custom Line Navetta 33)
Best Exterior Design: 50-80ft – Fairline Yachts (Targa 63 GTO)