197 entries. 61 yachts. 18 awards. That pretty much sums up The Boat International Design & Innovation Awards in Cortina d’Ampezzo in Italy on Sunday. The Mediterranean Sea was peppered with the finest superyachts and sailing boats in the world. The criteria were clear; aesthetics, innovation, and technicality.
61 yachts battled it out on the seas to win awards. While Elandess bagged an impressive 4 awards, Solo Length won 2 awards.
We’ve delved into the details and listed out all the winners.
Best Exterior Styling, Motor Yachts Below 39m: Riva 110′ Dolcevita
The sleek and contemporary exteriors of the Riva 110’ Dolcevita earned it the title. The vessel measures 33.53 meters.
Best Exterior Styling, Motor Yachts 40m to 59m: Irisha
When it came to the more capacious yachts, the award went to Irisha for its charcoal black exteriors coupled with white tones, setting a monotone vibe.
Best Exterior Design 60 Metres and Over Best Interior for a Motor Yacht Design
Best Deck Design
Best Lifestyle Feature Design: Elandess
Bagging four impressive awards, Elandess was the showstopper of the evening, appreciated for both its interiors and exterior designs.
Best Naval Architecture, Sailing Yachts: Black Pearl
The Black Pearl met all expectations in terms of Naval Architecture; from its diesel-electric propulsion system to its clever power management systems.
Best Interior Design, Sailing Yachts: Seatius
Embracing a rich colour palette of brown and neutral tones, the Seatius won the award for the best interior design.
Best Naval Architecture, Semi-Displacement or Planing Motor Yachts: Azimut Grande 32 Metric
Azimut Grande’s USP is crystal clear; low time and investment without compromising on the features on board.
Best Naval Architecture, Displacement Motor Yachts: White Rabbit
Spanning 84 meters, the White Rabbit has been recognised for its economic performance.
Best Interior Design, Motor Yachts Below 299GT: Mimi La Sardine
Interior designer Mario Pedol and Massimo Gino of Nauta Yachts are behind the immaculately designed Mimi La Sardine, featuring a sun deck and two saloons equipped with a formal dining area.
Best Interior Design, Motor Yachts 300GT to 499GT: El Leon
The gorgeous El Leon is radiating with aesthetic design; from its superyacht sundeck to its infinity pool with a glass floor.
The Game Changer Award
Best Tender Design: Solo Length
The roster of features is exhausting, but that’s what’s enabled Solo Length to win two awards; from a helipad and grand piano to its deck infinity pool and hammam.
Young Designer of the Year: Yihharn Liu’s Manta
Inspired by the beautiful stingray, the stylish and ultra-luxe Yihharn Liu’s Manta resembles the beautiful creature.
Best Exterior Styling, Sailing Yachts: Vijonara
In truly classic sailing fashion, Vijonara is personified through its white colossal sails; which has further earned it the best exterior styling award.
Best New Production Yacht Design: Vista Blue
Timeless styling, elegant furnishings, and an elaborate seating layout have earned Vista Blue the award for the best new production yacht design.
Best Ecological Design & Operation Innovation Award: Volpini 2
Designed by Amels, the Volpini 2 is an important milestone for the company in terms of efficiency and ecological design.