About the Boat International Design & Innovation Awards 2019


The Boat International Design & Innovation Awards are specifically devised to judge and recognise the design teams responsible for individual elements of a superyacht. Aspects of the most impressive yachts launched in the preceding calendar year are scrutinised and judged by a panel of design experts.

While the World Superyacht Awards recognises superyachts in their entirety, the Boat International Design & Innovation Awards focuses directly on the fundamental design aspects of superyacht design such as naval architecture, exterior design, deck and interior layout and aesthetics, lifestyle features and tenders, bringing the specialist design skills of the industry’s most talented teams into the spotlight.

For 2019, there is enhanced focus on innovation with categories looking at ecological design and operation and new materials, technology and processes in a category we call The Game Changer. The 2019 awards will also see the length overall for the entrants reduced to a minimum requirement of 24m, reflecting the amount of innovation and customisation in yachts from 24m to 30m.

If you have any questions about the awards, please contact Lucy Boorman, +44 (0) 20 8545 9335, lucy.boorman@boatinternationalmedia.com.

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