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ISS Announces 2016 Design & Leadership Award Winners

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The International Superyacht Society is delighted to announce the winners of the ISS 2016 Design & Leadership Awards for outstanding achievement in innovation and yacht design. The awards were presented last night at the ISS gala evening during the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show, Florida. 


Awards of Distinction & Leadership Award

2016 Excellence in Innovation
Triton Submarines

2016 Business Person of the Year
John Allen, Quantum Marine Engineering

2016 Distinguished Crew Award
Captain Bill Zinser

2016 ISS Fabien Cousteau Blue Award
Captain David Tomlinson

2016 ISS Fabien Cousteau Blue Award Legacy Tribute
Kay Rybovich Family

2016 Leadership Award
Jonathan Beckett - CEO Burgess

Design Awards

NikataBest Sail 24-40m
Nikata Baltic Yachts 35m/114’8”
Nauta Design Rolf Vrolijk



UnfurledBest Sail 40m+
Unfurled Vitters Shipyard 46m/150’9”
Germán Frers Stirling & Co. 




EquanimityFirst PYC (Passenger Yacht Code)
Equanimity Oceanco 91.5m/300’3”
Andrew Winch Azure 




Falcon LairBest Refit
Falcon Lair Composite Works/ Feadship 68m/223’1”
Olesinski Feadship 




IronmanBest Power 24-40m
Ironman Benetti 38m/124’7”
Stefano Righini AKJ Design 




AtlanteBest Power 40-65m
Atlante CRN 55m/180’4”
Nuvolari Lenard Gilles et Boissier 




SavannahBest Power 65m+
Savannah Feadship 83,5m/274’
CG Design Feadship
De Voogt NA  



NarvaloBest Interior
Narvalo Nauta Yachts 33,1m/108’6”




About International Superyacht Society

Founded in 1989, the mission of ISS is to ensure sustainability and excellence in the global superyacht industry, by building worldwide alliances with regional associations. We serve as a conduit for the communication of issues affecting the superyacht marketplace, on behalf of owners, yacht crew and industry professionals. We also recognise achievement and facilitate educational opportunities and networking events.

ISS is funded by membership fees and depends upon the voluntary work of members with the support of our marketing and administrative team. 

For more information please contact:

Vanessa Stuart
Email: vanessa@superyachtsociety.org
Tel: +1 954 525 6625 

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