The International Superyacht Society (ISS) announced the winners of the 2015 Design & Leadership Awards at the 25th Anniversary of ISS’s awards gala in Ft Lauderdale, Florida.

Baltic Yachts’ Win Win took home the Best Sail 24m-40m prize. Win Win was designed by Javier Jaudenes with an interior by Design Unlimited.

The Royal Huisman’s Elfie, by Hoek Design NA and Redman Whitely Dixon/POD Interior Style, won in two categories – Best Sail 50m-plus and Best Interior.

Best Refit went to MB92/Krupp’s Talitha, designed by Cox & Stevens and Jon Bannenberg.

Other category winners were:

Best Power 24m-40m


Rossi Navi 39m/128’ Studio Tassin

Best Power 40m-65m


Feadship 46.40m/152’10” Dubois NA Redman Whiteley Dixon

Best Power 65m-plus

Grace E

Picchiotti 73m/239’7” Vitruvius Philippe Briand

The Awards of Distinction & Leadership Award went to:

2015 Excellence in Innovation

THEOcare Hygiene GmbH

2015 Business Person of the Year

Timothy Hodgdon, Hodgdon Yachts

2015 Distinguished Crew Award

M/Vs Dragonfly and Umbra – Relief Work in Vanuatu

2015 Leadership Award

Tim Heywood, Tim Heywood Designs

2015 ISS Fabien Cousteau Blue Award

Khaled bin Sultan Living Oceans Foundation

Image: Timothy Hodgdon of Hodgdon Yachts at the awards ceremony