Perini Navi Group is pleased to announce that superyacht Riela has won for “Best Sailing Yacht in 45m + size range” at the Boat International’s World Superyacht Awards 2010.
Sailing yacht Riela, designed by Perini Navi’s in-house naval architects together with New Zealander Ron Holland, is the 46th unit in the Perini Navi fleet and the 7th in the 56 metre series. She boasts an ultra-light streamlined aluminium hull with maximum displacement optimized at 545 tons in order to guarantee both excellent sailing performances and extreme comfort. Both main and mizzen masts are also in aluminium, while the furling boom is in carbon fibre. Total sail area is expected to reach 1,500 m².
According to the panel of judges, composed by 15 superyacht owners and highly respected industry professionals, luxury yacht Riela highlighted the winning combination of elegant lines and the distribution of volumes associated with the high level of comfort and livability, excellence in build quality and execution of the interior furnishings created by French designer Remi Tessier.
The fifth annual World Superyacht Awards took place Saturday 2th May 2010, at London’s historic Guildhall. Boat International magazine annually recognizes outstanding superyachts in the world in terms of excellence in design and naval construction of yachts launched during the previous year.
For more information and the Judges comments see the World Superyacht Awards link below.