In pictures: The Superyacht Design Symposium 2017
The Symposium

Taking place from February 5-7, 2017, the Superyacht Design Symposium brought together the world's leading superyacht industry professionals and owners for a series of inspiring talks, panel discussions, workshop, socialising and skiing in the beautiful surroundings of Kitzbühel, Austria.

The theme for 2017 was 'Shaping The Future' with the programme featuring keynote speeches from Leonardo Ferragamo and Luca Bassani. Couldn't be there? Catch up on everything you missed with our Superyacht Design Symposium podcasts.

Pictured: Sara Gianola, PR and press office manager at Heesen Yachts speaks during the Brand Bootcamp workshop.

The Symposium

Designers Terence Disdale and Andrew Winch catch up before sharing the story of their big breaks during the Legends vs. New Generation panel session

The Symposium

Nicola Nicolai, product development director at Benetti, participates in the Concept - Fantasy or Reality? panel discussion.

The Symposium

Luca Bassani, founder and president of Wally Yachts, takes the stage for his keynote interview.

The Symposium

Thomas Haffa moderates the owners' panel which featured superyacht owners Roy Nasser (Bina), Ron Gibbs (Elysium), Bill Duker (Sybaris) and Paola Trifiro.

The Tai Ping Mountain Lodge party

Richard Hein, Pavel Krajcik, Svatava Kamencová and Ksenia Egorova attend the Tai Ping Mountain Lodge party held at Restaurant Hochkitzbühel.

The Tai Ping Mountain Lodge party

From left to right: Jacopo Spadolini, CEO of Silver Arrows Marine, Michela De Curtis of Palumbo, Marcel van der Spek of Esthec and superyacht owner Ron Gibbs.

The Compositeworks Ski Cup

The winners of the women's Compositeworks Ski Cup: Ewa Eidsgaard, Rose Damen and Sylke auf dem Graben.

The Compositeworks Ski Cup

The winners of the men's Compositeworks Ski Cup: Matteo Campana, Walter Fischer and Phillip Muhr.

The Compositeworks Ski Cup

Brett Thorburn, Mark Sager and a guest enjoy the après ski.