International Superyacht Society Announces 2017 Design & Leadership Award Winners

Faith Feadship

ISS (International Superyacht Society) has announced the winners of the 2017 Design & Leadership Awards. Representing superlative achievement, the awards were presented at the 27th Anniversary of ISS’s Awards Gala in Fort Lauderdale, Florida on Nov 1.


2017 Excellence in Innovation Kymeta/E3
2017 Business Person of the Year Derek Munro, Superyacht Charities Foundation
2017 Distinguished Crew Award Captain Marvin Wilson
2017 ISS Fabien Cousteau Blue Award Loggerhead Marinelife Center
2017 Leadership Award Andrew Winch, Winch Designs


Best Sail 24-40m My Song Baltic Yachts 39,62m/130’ Nauta Design Reichel Pugh Yacht Design
Best Sail 40m+ Sybaris Perini Navi 70m/229’8” PH Design Perini Navi/Philippe Briand
Best Refit Aquila Derecktor/Pendennis 85,5m/280’11” RWD/Susan Young Interiors Pendennis Shipyard
Best Power 24-40m Jetsetter Dynamiq 38,6m/126’8” Bannenberg & Rowell Azur Naval Architects
Best Power 40-65m Chasseur Christensen Shipyards 48,77m/160’ Varo Interior Design Christensen Shipyards
Best Power 65m+ Faith Feadship 96,55m/316’10” RWD/Chahan Interior Design Feadship/Do Voogt NA
Best Interior Sybaris Perini Navi 70m/229’8” PH Design

International Superyacht Society (ISS) was founded in 1989 and represents the large yacht industry. Our mission is delivered by building alliances worldwide with regional and functional associations; to serve as a communications conduit for issues affecting the marketplace, owners, crew and industry members; and to recognise achievement as well as provide educational opportunities and networking events.

Photo credit: Faith Feaship

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