The new nautical season 2014-2015, officially opened, as every year, at the Cannes Yachting Festival, has seen the Azimut|Benetti Group win two prominent prizes at the World Yacht Trophy 2014. These were assigned to yachts of the Azimut Yachts brand: superyacht Azimut Grande 95 RPH and Azimut 77S yacht.
Organized by the French publishing group LuxMediaGroup, the World Yacht Trophy is one of the most important awards in the nautical sector: a panel of experts made up of highly qualified members belonging to the steering committee of the publishing network is entrusted with the task of selecting and evaluating the boats and the winners for each category. The awards’ ceremony was held on Saturday, September 13th in the elegant framework of the Carlton Hotel in Cannes.
Azimut Grande 95RPH yacht, a beautiful 29 meters with a Raised Pilot House, was awarded the title of “Most Achieved Trophy” in the category of yachts from 24 to 36 meters. Luxury yacht Azimut 77S, brand new jewel of the sporty collection, with its sleek lines and low consumption was awarded the prize for the “Best Exterior Design” in the category of yachts from 15 to 24 meters.
“We are very proud to have received this prestigious award once again,” says Giovanna Vitelli, member of the Board of Directors. “A further sign that our unremitting efforts in terms of research and innovation are visible and appreciated not only by the market but also by leading experts in the industry.”
At the 2014 edition of the Cannes Yachting Festival the Italian Group participated with 22 models including 4 world premieres.