World Superyacht Award Winners 2012

Press Release
Wednesday, May 09, 2012
Superyacht 'Tango': Photo courtesy Feedship

Superyachts 'Tango' and 'Vertigo' take top honours at 2012 World Superyacht Awards

Superyacht industry people gathered at the Çırağan Palace Kempinski, Istanbul, Turkey recently for the seventh annual World Superyacht Awards, which honour the finest new superyacht builds delivered to their owners in the past 12 months.

Boat International Media CEO Tony Harris welcomed the guests to Istanbul, and to the award ceremony, an evemt he said which recognises the world's best private yachts and the men and women with the vision to commission them ."In a world that is increasingly the same wherever you go," he added, "we hope to celebrate individuality."

Notable winners of awards were:

Tango: Motor Yacht of the Year, sponsored by Camper & Nicholsons International. The 77.7m yacht was built by Feadship and styled by Eidsgaard Design.
Vertigo: Sailing Yacht of the Year, sponsored by Proteksan Turquoise. The 67.2m yacht was built by Alloy Yachts and styled by Philippe Briand, with an interior by Christian Liaigre Yacht Design.
Golden Compass: The Voyager's Award, sponsored by Alloy Yachts. The owners of the 46m motor yacht completed an inspirational 30,000nm world cruise, begun in the USA and concluded in Papua New Guinea, visiting over 45 countries along the way.

The Legacy Award, sponsored by Perini Navi.went to Neville Crichton, honoured 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.

 

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