Press release – September 27, 2017
On Tuesday, September 26, Monaco Yacht Show hosted four hundred privileged guests from across the superyachting industry to distinguish three striking luxury vessels at the 2017 MYS Superyacht Award Ceremony.
Gaëlle Tallarida, Managing Director of MYS, addressed her thanks to the Principality of Monaco and the 580 exhibitors and partners for their active role in the Show’s success for 27 years.
His Excellency Mr Serge Telle, Minister of State of Monaco, underlined today’s position of Monaco as the world’s leading hub for the superyacht industry. From this Wednesday on Port Hercules, the three spectacular luxury vessels honored last night are showcased for their world debut in Monaco.
HOME, 49.8m, 2017 – winner of the 2017 MYS/RINA Award
The new superyacht delivered by the Dutch shipyard Heesen Yachts received the award for the most environmentally-friendly luxury vessel displayed at the 2017 Monaco Yacht Show. Arthur Brouwer, CEO of Heesen Yachts, and Perry Van Oossanen, naval architect of Home, received the trophy from Ugo Salerno, President and CEO of the Italian company RINA. The evening ceremony also highlighted a decade of recognised expertise in superyacht classification of RINA, who celebrates its 10th anniversary this year.
The Monaco Yacht Show/RINA Award honours the superyacht displayed at MYS whose construction complied with the environmental standards established by the Italian classification company.
SEVEN SINS, 52m, 2017 – winner of the 2017 MYS Interior Design Award
The Interior Design Award rewarded the finest and most state-of-the-art interior designs to this winning superyacht. Designed by Officina Italiana Design Sanlorenzo, Seven Sins combines refined elegance with the latest technical innovation in only 500 tons. Sanlorenzo’s new flagship makes its world debut at the 2017 MYS, highlighting the Italian yard’s experience in luxury yacht builds.
JUBILEE, 110m, 2017
Winner of the 2017 MYS Exterior Design Award
Winner of the 2017 MYS Finest new superyacht Award
The climax of last night’s Monaco Yacht Show Superyacht Award Ceremony; the jaw-dropping 110m luxury vessel Jubilee received two awards. Two awards that distinguished the refined work made by the shipyard Oceanco on the aesthetics of her exterior shapes and interior design, on her high technical and state-of-the-art performance. Captain Roy Dance, on behalf of the Owner, Paris Baloumis, Group Marketing Manager at Oceanco, Rupert Nelson, Director at Burgess and the Owner’s Representative, Igor Lobanov (Exterior Designer) and Sam Sorgiovanni (Interior Designer) received the trophies.
The choices for the winning yachts were made 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 Boote Exclusiv, 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 Superyacht Times (The Netherlands).
Gratitude to the partners of the Monaco Yacht Show Inaugural Gala Party
AXXESS MARINE | MAJESTYS | OCEANCO | PINEL & PINEL | PRECIOSA | RINA | SIX INCH BE LOUNGE
With the support of
MONACO CONVENTION BUREAU
Monaco Yacht Show
27 – 30 September 2017
10AM – 6.30PM