M/Y Silentworld, a 130-foot (40m) boat built in 2006 by Spanish yard Cies-Oassive, won the Australian Voyage Award this month a gala dinner at the Intercontinental Sanctuary Cove Resort in Queensland.
The award – presented to the megayacht, foreign or domestic, that completed the most inspirational cruise in Australian waters in 2017 – was a new category in this year’s Australian Marine Industry Awards.
The awards were presented as part of the ASMEX 2018 – Australian Superyacht, Marine Export and Commercial Marine Industry Conference. Twelve awards and two high commendations were bestowed for 2018, according to a press release from AIMEX, the Australian International Marine Export Group, whose primary purpose is to develop and promote Australia’s marine industry.
According to AIMEX, a special panel of judges was formed specifically for the new award and included Capt. Carl and Melanie Brandes of M/Y Glaze, who was inspired to sponsor the Australian version of the award after winning the World Superyacht Voyagers Award.
Winners of the 2018 awards or commendations were:
For more information, visit aimex.asn.au.