The International Superyacht Society announced its 2017 Design and Leadership Award winners at its 27th annual awards gala.
The event was held Wednesday in Fort Lauderdale.
The Design Award winners were:
Best Sailboat 24 to 40 meters — 130-foot My Song by Baltic Yachts, Nauta Design, Reichel Pugh Yacht Design
Best Sailboat over 40 meters — 230-foot Sybaris by Perini Navi, PH Design, Perini Navi/Philippe Briand
Best Refit — 281-foot Aquila by Pendennis, RWD/Susan Young Interiors, Pendennis Shipyard
Best Powerboat 24 to 40 meters — 127-foot Jetsetter by Dynamiq, Bannenberg & Rowell, Azur Naval Architects
Best Powerboat 40 to 65 meters — 160-foot Chasseur by Christensen Shipyards, Varo Interior Design, Christensen Shipyards
Best Powerboat 65 meters and above — 317-foot Faith by Feadship, RWD/Chahan Interior Design, Feadship/Do Voogt NA
Best Interior — 230-foot Sybaris by Perini Navi, PH Design
Winners of Awards of Distinction and Leadership were:
2017 Excellence in Innovation — Kymeta/E3
2017 Business Person of the Year — Derek Munro, Superyacht Charities Foundation
2017 Distinguished Crew Award — Capt. Marvin Wilson
2017 ISS Fabien Cousteau Blue Award — Loggerhead Marinelife Center
2017 Leadership Award — Andrew Winch, Winch Designs