On September 27 at Hôtel Hermitage, the Monaco Yacht Show inaugurated its 26th edition with three superyachts honored at the show’s award ceremony. The 70M motor yacht GALACTICA SUPER NOVA took home two awards. GALACTICA SUPER NOVA was named the FINEST NEW SUPERYACHT of the 2016 Monoco Yacht Show and was awarded the title of 2016 MYS EXTERIOR DESIGN AWARD. The superyacht category included also a sailing yacht.
- 70M M/Y GALACTICA SUPER NOVA
WINNER OF THE 2016 MYS EXTERIOR DESIGN AWARD
WINNER OF THE 2016 MYS FINEST NEW SUPERYACHT
The winner of this year’s ceremony with two awards, of which the finest 2016 delivery exhibited at this year’s Monaco Yacht Show. Two awards that distinguished the refined work made by the Dutch shipyard Heesen on the aesthetics of her exterior shapes and interior design, on her quality of comfort or performances.
The 70m FDHF sports a unique waterfall and infinity pool with contra jet for lap swimming. Spectacular staircases are also a hallmark of Heesen Yachts. Galactica Super Nova takes it to another level with a myriad of intricate bespoke details and elaborate light installations embedded into the walls, stair treads, ceiling and floor. The staircase wraps around a glass and steel elevator connecting all internal levels of the yacht.
- 70M sailing yacht SYBARIS is the WINNER OF THE 2016 MYS BEST INTERIOR DESIGN AWARD
The brand new sailing yacht built by the Italian shipyard Perini Navi was awarded for the design and bespoke work made on her interior areas made by the yacht designers Peter Hawrylewicz and Ken Lieber. The award was given on stage to her owner Bill Duker.
- 46M M/Y GENESI is the WINNER OF THE 2016 MYS/RINA
The superyacht by the Italian shipyard Wider received the award of the eco-friendliest superyacht whose construction complies with a series of performance specifications as defined by the Italian classification company RINA. Genesi is the very first yacht by the company Wider, created in 2010 by its President and CEO Tilli Antonelli.
WIDER 150 GENESI IS QUIETEST YACHT EVER BUILT TO RINA COMFORT CLASS. The all aluminum, 47 meters superyacht with diesel electric propulsion system, obtains highest possible rating for the RINA Comfort Class Certification. It is also the first time that a perfect score of 100/100 has ever been awarded.
This May, the new WIDER 150 “GENESI” was crowned winner of the prestigious Neptune award within the category “Displacement Motor Yacht under 500 GT, 42m to 46.9m” at the World Superyacht Awards held in Florence.
“Genesi”was additionally awarded a special commendation prize for Technology and Innovation, in recognition of the Diesel Electric Propulsion System combined with the intelligent layout and use of the forepeak for the four variable speed generators to create more usable guest areas in the midships.
The choices of the winning yachts was given by an eclectic jury of yachting-expert journalists from different countries and yachting cultures: Alexander Cheng, Publisher of the Chinese magazines Asia-Pacific Boating and China Boating, Marcus Krall, Editor-in-Chief of the German title BooteExclusiv, Nabil Farhat, Publisher of the Arabian publication The World of Yachts & Boats – , William Mathieson, Editorial Director of The Superyacht Group (United Kingdom), Ben Roberts, Editor-in-Chief of Superyachts.com(United Kingdom) and Charl van Rooy, Editor-in-Chief of the Dutch media SuperyachtTimes.