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Yacht Design Awards – Charter Vessel Nominations

Photograph of a row of golden neptune yacht design awards. The first one is clear, and the next one is blurred, as if far behind.


The final nominees for the 2011 ShowBoats Design Awards are announced.  A group of charter vessels lead the way.  

59 finalists culled from a record 250 nominations. In specific, for the second annual competition.  It is sponsored by Boat International Media.   At stake is a coveted  “Golden Neptune” trophy.  It presents at a gala awards evening.  The evening occurs in Palm Beach, Florida, on October 25, 2011.
The list of nominees are excellent charterboats.  They are some of the newest yachts available for hire.


Dubois Naval Architects is in the spotlight again.  They run away with a number of honors at the recent World Superyacht Awards. Their yachts are early favorites to win again.   For instance, KOKOMO (finalist – naval architecture; interior layout; interior design).  In addition, TWIZZLE (finalist – naval architecture; exterior design and styling; interior design; recreational area for guest use).


CALLIOPE (now NINKASI, interior design)
BARAKA (interior design)
EXUMA (interior design)


BATON ROUGE (interior design)
SYCARA V (interior design)
MARIE (interior design)
PANTHALASSA (interior design)


MI SUENO (exterior design)
BIG FISH (exterior design)


The finalists will be scrutinized by an independent panel of judges. This includes superyacht owners and renowned designers from outside the yachting industry.
The award gala will take place at Mar a Lago Club, Donald Trump’s exclusive private club in Palm Beach.  It is held on the final day of the Superyacht Design Symposium.  The ceremony concludes two days of design-focused events in Florida.  These are prior to the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show (FLIBS).


Purchase tickets to the ShowBoats Design Awards Gala before August 19, 2011, 
and receive a special discount off the regular price

Table of 12 – Early Bird Price: $5670 (savings of $630).

Table of 10 – Early Bird Price: $4725 (savings of $525).

Individual Ticket – Early Bird Price: $535 (savings of $60)

Contact our Special Events department at for ticket information.

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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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