Superyacht Design Festival

The Superyacht Design Festival, previously scheduled to be held in February, will now take place in Milan, Italy on 15 - 16 July 2021. More information on the event will be available shortly.

The world’s leading superyacht designers, shipyard CEOs and industry figures, along with yacht owners and guests from the luxury community gather annually for a thought-provoking and entertaining event. 

The Superyacht Design Festival has been successfully informing, connecting and entertaining the superyacht community and beyond for over a decade. Over the last five years, the event has evolved – offering powerful and inspiring voices from outside the industry, larger networking opportunities and a platform for an extended celebration of the world of design. Bringing together the biggest names in superyacht design and world-famous speakers from the wider luxury community for thought-provoking discussion and exclusives. Headline speakers have previously included Kai-Uwe Bergmann, one of the partners behind Bjarke Ingels' world-famous architecture studio, BIG, and Matthew Cruickshank, Art Director at Google who creates the search engine’s daily animation, legendary designer Philippe Starck and more. 

The BOAT International Design & Innovation Awards and the Young Designer of the Year Award take place as part of the Festival, celebrating excellence in the industry from both newcomers and established brands.

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Awards during the Superyacht Design Festival

Previous Superyacht Design Symposium Highlights