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The Judges of the Boat International Design & Innovation Awards 2018

The Judges of the Boat International Design & Innovation Awards 2018

In order to decide the Boat International Design & Innovation Awards winners in the fairest manner, we have adopted the same transparent judging procedures that have distinguished the World Superyacht Awards and set them apart from others.

In this respect we assemble a wholly independent jury comprised of yacht owners, senior yacht crew and acclaimed designers and stylists from within as well as outside the marine industry, all with expert knowledge in their specific fields.

Our panel of esteemed judges includes:

Captain Bob Corcoran
MY Samar

Tim Gosling
Director, Gosling Limited

Dale Harrow
School of Design

Andre Hoek
Hoek Design Naval Architects

Steffen Kohl
Director of Global Advanced Design, Mercedes Benz

John Leonida
Partner, Clyde & Co

Adriana Monk
Founder & Design Director, Monk Design

Sabrina Monteleone
Sabrina Monte-Carlo

Victor Muller
Owner of classicFeadshipmotor yachtThe Highlander

Brian O'Sullivan
Owner of 41 metre motor yachtKomokwa

Merfyn Owen
Partner, Owen Clarke Design

Sally Storey
Owner & Design Director, Lighting Design International

Paola Trifiró
Owner of sailing yachtRibelle

James Hillard
Principal Consultant Naval Architect, BCTQ

James Roy
Yacht Design Director, BMT

Dan Jackson
Captain and Owner Representative, Ranger

Claire German
Managing Director, Design Centre Chelsea Harbour, London


Marilyn Mower
Editor-at-Large. Boat International

Cecile Gauert
Executive Editor, Boat International

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