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Winners of the 2013 ShowBoats Design Awards

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Winners of the 2013 ShowBoats Design Awards were announced at a gala in Monaco in late June. Notable winners include the 42.5m power trimaran M/Y Adastra, which received three awards including Newcomer of the Year, and S/Y Better Place, M/Y Vicky and M/Y Aslec 4, which each received two.



The awards were presented to the designers and creative teams of the best superyacht projects delivered in 2012. Winners were chosen by a panel of judges made up of yacht owners, senior yacht crew, and designers and stylists from within and outside the marine industry.



The winners are:



For Interior Design – Sailing Yachts, Wetzels Brown Partners for the 50.5m S/Y Better Place built by Wally.



For Interior Design – Semi-Displacement Motor Yachts, Guido de Groot for the 35m M/Y Diamond built by AB Yachts



For Interior Design – Displacement Motor Yachts 30m-60m, Rémi Tessier for the 45m M/Y Aslec 4 built by Rossinavi



For Interior Design – Displacement Motor Yachts 60m and larger, Vain Interiors for the 77m M/Y Smeralda built by Hanseatic Marine



For Exterior Design and Styling – Sailing Yachts, Dykstra Naval Architects for the 39.7m S/Y Kamaxitha built by Royal Huisman



For Exterior Design and Styling – Semi-Displacement Motor Yachts, Dubois Naval Architects for the 47m M/Y Loretta Anne built by Alloy Yachts



For Exterior Design and Styling – Displacement Motor Yachts 30m-60m, Design Studio Spadolini for the 45m M/Y Aslec 4



For Exterior Design and Styling – Displacement Motor Yachts 60m and larger, Sam Sorgiovanni Designs for the 88.5m M/Y Nirvana built by Oceanco



For Naval Architecture – Sailing Yachts, Dykstra Naval Architects for the 39.7m S/Y Rainbow built by Holland Jachtbouw



For Naval Architecture – Motor Yachts, John Shuttleworth Yacht Designs for the 42.5m M/Y Adastra built by McConaghy Boats



For Interior Layout – Sailing Yachts, Redman Whiteley Dixon/Warwick Yacht Design for the 30.5m S/Y Quintessential built by Yachting Developments



For Interior Layout – Motor Yachts, H2 Yacht Design for the 72.6m M/Y Vicky built by Proteksan-Turquoise



For Tender Design, Fontaine Design Group for T/T Loretta Anne built by Lloyd Stevenson Boatbuilders



For Recreational Area for Guest Use, co-winners Reymond Langton Design for the sun deck on the 73.5m M/Y Mogambo built by Nobiskrug and H2 Yacht Design for the spa on the 72.6m M/Y Vicky built by Proteksan-Turquoise



The Design and Technology Award was given to Holland Jachtbouw/Whisper Power for Hybrid Power and Propulsion



For Environmental Protection, Viareggio Superyachts for M/Y Stella Maris, with a special mention to builder Wally for S/Y Better Place.



For Holistic Design, the 50.5m S/Y Better Place built by Wally with interior by Wetzels Brown Partners

The award for Newcomer of the Year was given to John Shuttleworth Yacht Designs and Orion Shuttleworth Design for the design of M/Y Adastra



And the Young Designer of the Year Award was given to Stefano Inglese for M/Y Granturismo. The judges considered that his design fitted the parameters detailed in the set task: design the exterior lines, interior layout and interior design of a new 65m motor yacht for a well-known collector of classic and modern sports cars.



The final award presented was the Lifetime Achievement Award, newly established this year to honor a yacht designer who has made an indelible impression on the yacht industry. The Neptune award was given to John Munford, a yacht designer for almost 35 years based in the UK.

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