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ISS hands out annual awards

The International Superyacht Society announced the winners of its 2015 Design and Leadership Awards.

The International Superyacht Society announced the winners of its 2015 Design and Leadership Awards at the 25th anniversary awards gala Wednesday night in Fort Lauderdale.

Leadership awards went to:

  • 2015 Excellence in Innovation — THEOcare Hygiene GmbH
  • 2015 Business Person of the Year — Timothy Hodgdon, Hodgdon Yachts
  • 2015 Distinguished Crew Award — M/Vs Dragonfly and Umbra for relief work in Vanuatu
  • 2015 Leadership Award — Tim Heywood, Tim Heywood Designs
  • 2015 ISS Fabien Cousteau Blue Award — Khaled bin Sultan, Living Oceans Foundation

Design awards went to:

  • Best Sail 24-40m — Win Win, Baltic, 33.04m, Javier Jaudenes, Design Unlimited
  • Best Sail 40m+ — Elfie, Royal Huisman, 52.3m, Hoek Design NA, Redman Whitely Dixon/ POD Interior Style
  • Best Refit — Tabitha, MB92/Krupp, 80m, Cox & Stevens, Jon Bannenberg
  • Best Power 24-40m — Taransay, Rossi Navi, 39m, Studio Tassin
  • Best Power 40-65m — Kiss, Feadship, 46.6m, Dubois NA, Redman Whitely Dixon
  • Best Power 65m+ — Grace E, Picchiotti, 73m, Vitruvius, Philippe Briand
  • Best Interior — Elfie, Redman Whitely, Dixon/POD Interior Style

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