Sunday, May 6, 2012

The World Superyacht Awards 2012 Winners

A great time was had by all who attended the seventh annual World Superyacht Awards in Istanbul, Turkey last night, with some great yachts winning the infamous Neptune. The awards ceremony took place in the magnificent surroundings of Ciragan Palace Kempinski, set over looking the beautiful and historic Bosphorus waterway. Lets get to the winners of the categories.

Motor Yacht Awards
  • Motor Yacht of the Year: Tango, 77.7m (255ft), By Feadship
  • Displacement Motor Yacht 3000GT +: Serene, 133.9m (439ft), By Fincantieri Yachts
  • Displacement Motor Yacht 1300GT to 2999GT: Tango, 77.7m (255ft), By Feadship
  • Special Award, Interior with widest appeal: Numptia, 70.0m (230ft), By Rossi Navi
  • Displacement Motor Yacht 500GT to 1299GT: Kaiser, 60.0m (197ft), By Abeking & Rasmussen
  • Displacement Motor Yacht Below 500GT: Helix, 44.65m (146ft), By Feadship
  • Tri Deck Semi-Displacement: Satori, 50.0m (164ft), By Heesen Yachts
  • Two Deck & Open Semi-Displacement: Shooting Star, 38.0m (124ft), By Danish Yachts
  • Raised Pilothouse Semi-Displacement: Aurella, 37.0m (121ft), By Heesen Yachts

Sailing Yacht Awards
  • Sailing Yacht of the Year: Vertigo, 67.2m (220ft), By Alloy Yachts
  • Sailing Yacht 40m +: Vertigo, 67.2m (220ft), By Alloy Yachts
  • Sailing Yacht 30m - 40m: Antares III, 30.0m (98ft), By Yachting Developments
  • Special Award, A Notiable Contribution to the Technical Advancement of Sailing Superyachts: Hetairos, 66.7m (219ft), By Baltic Yachts

Other Awards
  • Refitted Yacht Award: Destination, 41.0m (134ft), By Trappman Consulting, Refit: Alloy Yachts
  • Voyager's Award: Golden Compass, 46.0m (151ft), By Picchiotti Yachts
Cruising Route: 30,000nm 'World Tour', starting in the USA, through the Caribbean,
South America, the Mediterranean, then on through the Red Sea and Indian Ocean, cruising the Indian coast to Sri Lanka, Burma, Thailand, the Malacca Straits and on through Indonesia to
Papua New Guinea.
  • Legacy Award: Mr Neville Crichton
For his instrumental role in the establishment and growth of the New Zealand Superyacht building industry, for his leading position in the world of sailboat racing, his generosity of spirit, and his inspiration to others in these fields.


  1. Current Super Yacht ext.interior need STYLE all are basic big and crude. if some builder gives true Class , they will have the Market.

    1. You should check out Hot Labs Italy, They have some great designs at the moment