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.

2015 introduced the sixth edition of the event where an array of coveted golden Neptune awards were presented. The winners, 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, were announced at the prestigious Superyacht Design Symposium in Kitzbuhel, Austria.

Nominations for the 2016 edition will be open soon.

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