- Boat International recently released the list of winners from this year’s Design & Innovation Awards.
- The annual competition awards prizes in both aesthetic and technical categories for yachts of different sizes.
- This year’s awards included 14 prize-winning yachts from various designers.
- The motor yacht Elandess took home the most awards, with a grand total of four.
Superyacht magazine Boat International recently announced the winners of the 2019 Boat International Design & Innovation Awards. The awards ceremony celebrates advancements in yacht design and often unveils the newest boats designed by skilled architects.
This year’s competition included a total of 61 nominated yachts. In addition to recognizing boat categories, the ceremony honored two individuals: Yihharn Liu for Young Designer of the Year and Ron Holland for the Lifetime Achievement Award. Holland’s many designs include the world’s first hybrid sailing yacht, called the Ethereal.
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Alongside its honorary guests, the awards highlighted one new category called The Game Changer. Other awards included the usual prizes for exterior styling, interior design, naval architecture, and ecological innovation.
Keep reading to see the complete list of award winners from 2019. We listed each winning vessel, along with its length and number of guests.