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Head East – Luxury Yacht Charter Vessels To Be Feted in Istanbul

Photograph of Istanbul, Turkey. Photo taken from the water. Shows a few yachts docked at a seawall. Shows multiple large buildings with domes on top.

Istanbul, Turkey

WORLD SUPERYACHT AWARDS LOCATION

The ancient city of Istanbul will play host to the seventh annual World Superyacht Awards
at the luxurious Ciragan Palace Kempinski on 5 May, 2012.

Photograph of Çiragan Palace Kempinski, Istanbul

Çiragan Palace Kempinski – Istanbul


THE OSCARS

Combining a glittering awards ceremony with a gala dinner/dance, the Awards , often dubbed the “Oscars” of the superyacht industry, will be attended by an elite guest list of megayacht owners from around the globe.

World Superyacht Awards logo

 

WHICH YACHTS STEAL THE SHOW?

While the nominations include private yachts as well as charter vessels, it’s the newest and largest yachts for hire that seem to steal the show each year.  Some of the winners at the six annual installment in London, May 7, 2011 include, for example


Aerial photograph of motoryacht SYCARA V.

SYCARA V

BEST DISPLACEMENT MOTOR YACHT – 1,300 GT to 2,999 GT
Winner: SYCARA V

BEST DISPLACEMENT MOTOR YACHT – 500 GT to 1,299 GT
Winner: MARY-JEAN II

BEST DISPLACEMENT MOTOR YACHT under 500 GT
Winner: EXUMA 

Judges’ Commendation: BIG FISH  


THREE DECK SEMI-DISPLACEMENT OR PLANING MOTOR YACHT
Winner: CALLIOPE 

 

 

MORE WINNERS


MOTOR YACHT OF THE YEAR
Joint Winners: Eclipse and EXUMA 

 

THE SAILBOATS

BEST SAILING YACHT – 45 meters and up Winner is Zefira
Judges’ Special Award goes to ATLANTIC

KOKOMO also receives Judges’ Special Award

Commendation by Judges goes to TWIZZLE 


BEST SAILING YACHT – 30 meters to 44.99 meters
Winner is IMAGINE 

 

WHERE IS ISTANBUL

Straddling the Bosphorus Strait separating Europe and Asia, Istanbul embodies the best of both cultures. The city has been the capital of three empires, each leaving a heritage of amazing architecture and monuments.

 

THE PALACE

Once an Ottoman palace, the Çiragan Palace Kempinski Istanbul is located on the European shores of the Bosphorus. It has spectacular views over the strait.  The palace is a 5-star resort.  It is a registered member of The Leading Hotels of the World.  Its 313 luxurious rooms include 20 suites in the hotel.  In addition, 11 suites in the historical palace.

 

HOW TO GO TO AN AWARDS CEREMONY?


To attend the superyacht awards ceremony, contact the 1-800 Yacht Charters special events department at https://www.1800yachtcharters.com/book-now-contact-us/

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Ms. Jana Sheeder is President of 1-800 Yacht Charters. Providing The Superyacht Experience(tm) since 1976. Private luxury yacht charter vacations in the Mediterranean, Caribbean, Bahamas, South Pacific, South Florida, Miami and The Florida Keys, Italian Rivera, Belize. Megayacht charter company focused on generosity, Pay It Forward, Random Acts of Kindness, Giftivism, giving back to the ocean, to the needy, and the environment with every superyachting charter. Providing eco-friendly alternatives while on yacht charters and known for 6-star customer service, experience, and generosity.

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