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Awards Honor Best Yacht Charter Vessels

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Photograph of a row of golden neptune yacht charter design awards. The statue in the background is blurred.

Golden Neptune Design Awards

WORLD SUPERYACHT AWARD WINNING YACHT CHARTER VESSELS

  • Motor yacht SERENE  – Best DISPLACEMENT MOTOR YACHT 3000GT AND ABOVE
  • Superyacht NUMPTIA – Judge’s Special Award for Best INTERIOR DESIGN WITH THE WIDEST APPEAL
  • Power yacht AURELIA – Best RAISED PILOTHOUSE SEMI-DISPLACEMENT OR PLANING MOTOR YACHTS
  • Sail yacht VERTIGO – Best SAILING YACHT IN 40M+ SIZE RANGE
  • Sailboat catamaran HEMISPHERE – Judges’ Commendation for SAILING YACHT IN 40M+ SIZE RANGE

AWARD VENUE

The magnificent Çiragan Palace Kempinski in Istanbul was the setting for the annual gathering of superyacht owners and luminaries of the megayacht industry for the 2012 World Superyacht Awards.
During a gala evening on May 5th, sixteen silver Neptunes were awarded to the finest sail and motor yachts delivered in 2011.

HOW TO BOOK AN AWARD-WINNING YACHT

Contact 1-800 Yacht Charters at https://www.1800yachtcharters.com/book-now-contact-us/ to reserve your yacht today!

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Neptune Awards – New Yachts Dominate

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Photograph of multiple Superyacht Award trophies. They are called Neptunes. They look like little men holding a pitchfork, as if Neptune, underwater.

WORLD SUPERYACHT AWARDS 2009

The mega yacht charter industry has dominated the nominations for the World Superyacht Awards 2009. Over a dozen luxury Mediterranean yacht charter and Caribbean yacht charter vessels, all available  through SailAway Yacht Charters and 1-800 Yacht Charters, have been nominated as finalists for the World Superyacht Awards 2009.

 

NEW YACHTS DOMINATE

This year has a record number of nominations.  Luxury yacht charter megayachts lead the way with 14 new yachts.  The nominees represent some of the newest and largest yachts available for Caribbean yacht charter holidays. In addition, Mediterranean yacht charter adventures represent, also.

 

ANNOUNCEMENTS

The winners of the prized Neptune awards areannounced soon. Specifically, at the World Superyacht Awards 2009 gala evening. Notably at London’s historic Guildhall on Saturday, May 16, 2009.

 

FINALISTS

Finalists include the 240′ Nobiskrug yacht SIREN for the Best Displacement Motor Yacht, 1300GT to 2999GT; along with the 196′ Benetti yacht AMNESIA, and the 196′ Benetti yacht XANADU, and the 177′ CRN yacht MARAYA, for the Best Displacement Motor Yacht, 500GT to 1299GT.

 

ADDITIONAL NOMINEES

Other mega yacht charter vessel nominees include 141′ CRN yacht HANA for the Best Displacement Motor Yacht below 500GT, and the 143′ Heesen yacht SEDATION for the Best Refitted Yacht award.

 

WHO VOTES ON THE AWARDS?

The World Superyacht Awards are designed to recognize the talents of the naval architects, designers, builders and ultimately, the visions of the owners who bring together the teams that work to create these masterpieces of modern design and manufacture.

 

HOW MANY GUESTS ATTEND?

Over four hundred distinguished guests will gather in May to witness the presentation of the highly coveted Neptune Awards – the ‘Oscars’ of the super yacht world – during a glamorous gala evening attended by an elite guest list of megayacht and super yacht owners and leading industry
professionals.

 

ADDITIONAL NOMINEES

Rounding out the charter yachts nominated are Lürssen yacht MADSUMMER; Corsair yacht NERO; yacht SEA FORCE ONE; Hakvoort yacht MY TRUST; Horizon yacht MISS ROSE; Mondomarine yacht PANTHER II; Benetti yacht SALU; and sail charter vessels Alloy yacht RED DRAGON and Perini Navi yacht SALUTE.

 

HOW TO BOOK AN AWARD-WINNING YACHT?

SailAway and 1-800 Yacht Charters continues to lead the way with the NEWEST and LARGEST Yachts in the Worlds’ BEST Destinations. Make your reservation today at https://www.1800yachtcharters.com/book-now-contact-us/ 

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World’s Most Beautiful Luxury Yacht is…

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SUPERYACHT AWARDS

“Mirror, mirror on the wall, who is the fairest of them all?”

Introducing the newest and largest yachts in the world.  Awards are not revealed until June 22. This is because we await a glittering gala evening in Monaco at the 2012 ShowBoats Design Awards.

Photograph of Neptune award statues on a tabletop. There are 7 little statues on the table with a blue green background.

Superyacht Awards

NEPTUNE TROPHIES

Which yachts are in the running to be awarded?  They all want the coveted golden Neptune trophies. These are awarded for best exterior and interior designs.

 

AWARD-WINNING YACHTS

This year’s finalists include some of the top yacht charter vessels in the market.

CLICK TO SEE 2011 ShowBoats Design Awards Winners

 

THE LIST GOES ON

A few make the cut. A field of over 200 entries narrows it down.  Nominations for the best exterior design and styling in motor yachts are revealed.  These yachts are 60 meters and above.  Award-winners include 

 

WHO WON THE AWARD?

The winner will be announced on June 22 at the Monaco Opera House in front of a VIP audience of yacht owners and industry professionals from around the globe.

In a day or two, we’ll take a look at the finalists for best interior design in motoryachts 60 meters and above.

 

HOW TO BOOK AN AWARD-WINNING YACHT CHARTER

In conclusion, HURRY!  Only 5 weeks remain to book a spring megayacht vacation in the Caribbean.  After that, the fleet will relocate to the Mediterranean to prepare for the summer yacht charter season.  Contact 1800 Yacht Charters at https://www.1800yachtcharters.com/book-now-contact-us/ to reserve your private luxury yacht charter today.

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Yacht Awards for Charter Boats

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Yacht Awards location - aerial photograph of Mar-a-Lago estate in Palm Beach, Florida

THE EVENT

Presenting the winners of the 2011 ShowBoats Design Yacht Awards.  Held at Mar-a-Lago Club in Palm Beach, Florida, mega yacht charter vessels beat private yachts for awards in design excellence. This is the second year in a row for such charteryacht success.

 

EVENT ATTENDANCE

Back of sailboat yacht under sail.  Boat has black hull, white superstructure, and white sails.
Superyacht owners and creative talents attended the event.  They watched the luxury charter sailboat TWIZZLE, win.  Her category was Recreational Area for Guest Use and Interior Design categories.  Justin Redman of the design team at
Redman Whiteley Dixon accepted the Neptune award for TWIZZLE.

Photograph of a neptune award statue.

 

 

AWARD WINNERS

Other charter yachts receiving honors included:

  • Motor yacht EXUMA – Best Exterior Design & Styling Award: Displacement Motor Yachts 100?-199?
  • Powerboat CALLIOPE – Best Exterior Design & Styling Award: Semi-displacement Motor Yachts
  • Superyacht BIG FISHNaval Architecture Award: Motor Yachts
  • Sail yacht KOKOMO – Naval Architecture Award: Sailing Yachts

 

 

ABOUT  YACHT AWARD WINNER, EXUMA

Motor yacht EXUMA  received an Environmental Protection Award.  She is 264 feet long, and was built by the Perini Navi Group and Picchiotti.  Exuma has exterior design by Vitruvius Ltd and naval architect Philippe Briand,

Bow profile of yacht Exuma

COMPANY PRESIDENT COMMENT

“For the second year in a row, the world’s finest yachts for hire were in the spotlight,” beamed Jana Sheeder, President of SailAway Yacht Charter Consultants and 1-800 Yacht Charters“There’s a deep commitment by these yacht owners to build vessels with amenities and aesthetics that are appealing to prospective charter clients.  We are so proud to represent these amazing yachts, as they are among the newest and largest yachts available in the world’s best destinations.”

 

MOTORYACHT AWARD FOR PALLADIUM

Aerial photograph of motoryacht Palladium underway. The waves ripple underneath the yacht as she does a semicircle movement in the water

Private yachts are award winners, also.  The 312 foot Blohm & Voss motor yacht PALLADIUM was the evening’s biggest winner. Designers Mick Leach and Mark Smith took home 4 Neptune Awards for her.  She won Tender Design, Bespoke Furniture Item, Exterior Design & Styling and Interior Design.

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Many award-winning yachts are available for hire this winter
and spring in warm weather destinations, including Grand Bahama
St Barts, and St LuciaContact the 1-800 Yacht Charters destination pros at for further details about yacht charters in the Caribbean.

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