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The categories for the World Superyacht Awards 2019

The categories for the World Superyacht Awards 2019

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Refitted/Rebuilt/Converted Yachts

This class is open to all yachts, motor or sail, over 30 metres that have undergone refits or rebuilds in the qualifying year. Commercial or other vessels that have been converted into yachts and re-entered service can also be nominated.

With the agreement of the Chairman, class boundaries may be redefined and classes may be amalgamated depending on the number of entries in each class.

Material required

  • Specification List - A blank specifications list will be supplied for completion following the nomination of the yacht showing ‘before refit/rebuild’ and ‘after refit/rebuild’ specifications
  • Yacht profile and general arrangement plans, both pre-refit and post-refit, pre-rebuild and post-rebuild
  • A maximum of three (3) A4 pages containing:

a) A statement from the owner explaining his refit/rebuild requirements for the yacht that would make the vessel more suitable for its anticipated use

b) A statement from the naval architect, exterior stylist and interior designers to describe how they achieved the owner’s wishes. This should list the major upgrades carried out.

c) A statement from the builder to highlight any difficulties encountered in the refit/rebuild, and to mention those elements that should receive particular attention from the judges

  • Photographs and video footage

a) Yachts may submit up to a total of 40 photographs which should include before and after shots of the same area, clearly captioned and displayed one after the other in the photo file

b) A short video clip of around 2 minutes may be submitted, but is not a required element

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