About BOAT International Design & Innovation Awards 2023

The BOAT International Design & Innovation Awards are specifically designed to judge and recognize the design teams responsible for the individual elements of a superyacht. Aspects of the most impressive yachts launched in the previous calendar year are reviewed and judged by a panel of design experts. 2023 nominations are now open until Friday, October 7, 2022 at 11:59 p.m.

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While the World Superyacht Awards recognize superyachts in their entirety, the BOAT International Design & Innovation Awards focus directly on fundamental aspects of superyacht design such as naval architecture, exterior design, layout and aesthetics. deck and interior, lifestyle features and tenders, bringing the specialist design skills of the industry’s most talented teams into the spotlight.


The BOAT International Design & Innovation Awards are only open to yachts of 24m LOA or greater and delivered to their owners between November 1, 2021 and October 24, 2022. In the case of a speculatively built yacht , the vessel must be complete and operational, tested at sea and ready to be sold to an owner. BOAT International reserves the right to disqualify a yacht if it is found that this requirement has not been met.

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If you have any questions about the awards, please contact Lucy Boorman, +44 (0)20 8545 9335, [email protected]

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