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2014 World Superyacht Awards winners announced

5th May 2014

The ninth edition of the World Superyacht Awards was hosted in the maritime hub of Amsterdam where some of the industry's most coveted superyachts were awarded a prestigious Neptune Award.

Recognising excellence in design and build, the Neptune prize is a worldwide trophy awarded to yachts over 30m LOA, delivered between 1st January and 31st December 2013. With 63 yachts all competing to be crowned winner in one of the nine categories, competition was rife. Saturday 03rd May saw  broadcaster Natasha Kaplinsky announce the winners in a truly star-studded affair.

Guests in attendance included an international audience of top names in the industry, Owners, guests and the distinguished panel of judges. Eagerly anticipated each year, the event has become known as the 'Oscars' of the industry and the Neptune prize is a firm acknowledgment of excellence.

The 41m (132') Nameless was in the running for the Semi-Displacement or Planing Motor Three Deck Motor Yachts from 30m-44.9m LOA category. Available to purchase and charter through Camper & Nicholsons, Nameless was launched from the Mondomarine yard in 2013 and is one of the finest 41-metres afloat today.  

The 2014 winners included:

Motor Yacht of the Year 
99m Feadship - Madame Gu

Sailing Yacht of the Year 
32.64m Baltic Yachts - Inukshuk

Quality and Value Award 
50.4m Proteksan Turquoise - Ileria

Two-deck semi-displacement or planing motor yacht (including raised pilothouse designs) 
36.7m Trinity Yachts - Finish Line

Three-deck semi-displacement or planing motor yacht 30 to 44.99m 
40m Admiral Tecnomar - Cacos V

Three-deck semi-displacement or planing motor yacht 45m and above 
65m Heesen Yachts - Galactica Star

Judges’ Commendation
47.5m Rossinavi Vellmari

Catamaran Award
33.7m Curvelle/Logos Marine - Quaranta

Yacht Conversion
72m Richards Shipbuilders - Enigma XK (refit at Atlantic Refit Center)

Refitted Yacht
50.8m  Mondo Marine - Auspicious (refit by Mondo Marine with project management by KK Superyachts)

Rebuilt Yacht
45.3m Trinity Yachts - Keyla (refit by RMK Marine with project management by Mark Poirier)

Sailing yacht 40m+ size range
46m Vitters - Ganesha

Spirit of Tradition Award 
64.5m Dream Ship Victory/Balk Shipyard - Mikhail S Vorontzov

Sailing yacht 30 to 39.99m size range 
32.64m Baltic Yachts - Inukshuk

Judges Special Award for Design and High-Quality Construction
33.4m Vitters Inouï

Voyager’s Award 
Joint Award: 49.91m Picchiotti/Perini Navi - Exuma

Joint Award: 50m JFA Yachts - Zeepard

Legacy Award 
Sir Donald Gosling for his 60 years+ in superyachting - and counting.

Award For Service to the Superyacht Industry 
Roger Lean-Vercoe for his 40 years of dedication to the pursuit of excellence in the world of sailing and superyachts.

For more information about the awards or the yachts please contact Camper & Nicholsons International.

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by Camper Nicholsons

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Hailed as the Oscars of the superyacht industry, the ninth edition of the World Superyacht Awards took place in the glittering setting of the National Maritime Museum in Amsterdam