Winners of the World Superyacht Awards were announced May 9 in Amsterdam.
Motor Yacht of the Year: the 73m M/Y Grace E. Built by Picchiotti and Perini Navi Group, it has an interior by Remi Tessier and an exterior by Philippe Briand and Vitruvius.
Sailing Yacht of the Year: the 33m S/Y WinWin. Built by Finland’s Baltic Yachts from pre-preg carbon fiber, it has exterior design from Javier Jaudenes and interior from Design Unlimited.
The Voyager’s Award, which credits superyacht owners who have undertaken a passage of an unusual or exploratory nature, was awarded to the converted tug, Arctic P, which cruised the inhospitable Ross Sea and reached the most southerly location ever reached by any vessel.
The Legacy Award, which honors a lifetime in yachting, was awarded to Lord Irvine Laidlaw who has raced sailing yachts and building ever-larger motoryachts over the past 40 years.
Displacement Motoryacht 1,300-2,999 tons, 75m and above: the 95m Lurssen M/Y Kismet
Displacement Motoryacht 1,300-2,999 tons, below 75m: M/Y Grace E
Displacement Motoryacht 500-1,299 tons: the 51m Heesen M/Y MySky
Displacement Motoryacht below 500 tons, 44m and above: the 46.7m Heesen M/Y Elena
Displacement Motoryacht below 500 tons, 30-44m: the 40.5m Delta M/Y Onika
Semi-displacement or Planing Two-Deck Motoryacht, 38m and above: the 46m Feadship M/Y Como
Semi-displacement or Planing Two-Deck Motoryacht, 30-38m: the 37m M/Y NoNo built by Admiral
Semi-displacement or Planing Three-Deck Motoryacht, 40m and above: the 49m M/Y Polaris built by Rossinavi
Semi-displacement or Planing Three-Deck Motoryacht, 30-40m: the 38m M/Y So’Mar built by Tansu
Sailing Yacht, 45m and above: the 47m Royal Huisman S/Y Wisp
Sailing Yacht, 30-45m: the 33m S/Y WinWin built by Baltic Yachts
Refitted Yacht: Tied between the 52m Abeking & Rasmussen M/Y Amore Mio 2 refit by CPN and the 38m Heesen M/Y Alumercia refit by Borancili Marine
Rebuilt Yacht: the 46m Feadship M/Y Ancallia, launched in 1984 as Bridlewood, rebuilt at Atlas Shipyards
Quality & Value: the 32m sloop S/Y Farfalla built by Southern Wind