ISS names design-awards finalists

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The International Superyacht Society released its lists of finalists for the 2014 International Design Awards.

The winning yachts will be announced at the ISS’s annual International Design Awards Gala at 6:30 p.m. on Oct. 29 at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts in Fort Lauderdale.

Nominees are submitted to the ISS by the large yacht industry’s leading builders, designers and stewards. The categories are:

Power: awards for size categories 24 to 40 meters; 40 to 65 meters; and over 65 meters

Sail: awards for size categories 24 to 40 meters; and larger than 40 meters

Interior design: one award for power or sail

Best refit: one award for power or sail

The ISS also recognizes achievement in the business and service of superyachts. During the gala, ISS Awards of Distinction — Business or Business Person of the Year, Innovation, the ISS Fabien Cousteau Blue Award and the Leadership Award and Distinguished Crew Award — are presented.

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