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
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