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ISS names design finalists

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The International Superyacht Society has announced the finalists for its 25th annual ISS Design Awards. Winners will be announced at a gala on Nov. 4, the evening before the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show.

Among motor yachts larger than 65m, the finalists are M/Y Equanimity built by Oceanco, M/Y Ester III built by Lürssen, M/Y Grace E built by Picchiotti, M/Y Kibo built by Abeking & Rasmussen, and M/Y Kismet also built by Lürssen.

Among motor yachts 40-65m, the finalists are M/Y Astra built by Amels, M/Y Elena built by Heesen, M/Y Kiss built by Feadship, M/Y Rock.It also built by Feadship, and M/Y Saramour built by CRN.

Among motor yachts 24-40m, the finalists are M/Y Acala built by Cantiere delle Marche; M/Y Foam built by Admiral-The Italian Sea Group, M/Y Nono also built by Admiral, M/Y Storm also built by Cantiere, and M/Y Taransay built by Rossinavi

Among sailing yachts larger than 40m, the finalists are S/Y Elfie built by Royal Huisman, S/Y Heureka built by Holland Jachtbouw, and S/Y Perseus 3 built by Perini Navi.

Among sailing yachts 24-40m, the finalists are S/Y Escapade by Fitzroy Yachts, S/Y Farfalla built by Southern Wind Shipyard and Pegaso, S/Y Gigreca built by Admiral, S/Y Ti-Coyo built by Nautor Swan, and S/Y WinWin built by Baltic Yachts.

In the refit category, finalists are M/Y AlumerciA built by Heesen and refit by Borancili Marine, M/Y Minnow built by Kuipers Woudsend and refit by Marine Group Boat Works, M/Y Mirage built by Feadship and refit by STP Palma, M/Y Talitha built by Krupp and refit by Marina Barcelona 92, and M/Y Turquoise built by Turquoise Yacht Construction and refit by Amico.

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