SHOWBOATS DESIGN AWARDS
The ShowBoats Design Awards honour the creative talents behind the most innovative, elegant and inspiring new yacht designs from the boards of the world’s leading yacht design studios. In addition to the best sailing and motor yachts interior, exterior and naval architecture designs, prizes will also be awarded to the Young Designer of the Year as well as a special Lifetime Achievement Award which will be presented to a designer who has made an indelible impression on the yachting industry.
The 2016 Awards marks the seventh year where an array of coveted golden Neptune awards will be presented. The winners will be chosen by an independent panel of yacht owners, senior yacht crew and acclaimed naval architects, designers and stylists from within as well as outside the marine industry, and will be announced at the prestigious Superyacht Design Symposium in Kitzbuhel, Austria.
YOUNG DESIGNER OF THE YEAR AWARD
This esteemed award, which celebrates the original concepts of student and trainee designers from around the globe, tasks young designers with a realistic client request to challenge their ideas, technical ability and aptitude for delivery. The brief is set to provide valuable and authentic insight into the reality of working as a designer within the superyacht industry and commends entries on a holistic basis.
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