Registration for the 26th instalment of the International Superyacht Society (ISS) Design Awards and nominations for the ISS Awards of Distinction are now open. The ISS Design and Distinction awards provide a platform to celebrate the best of superyacht industries forward thinking and truly outstanding individuals.

In order to qualify for the ISS Design Awards, builders and designers must submit a new build project that was completed, launched and delivered from 1 May 2015 to 30 April 2016. Vessels submitted must have LOAs of 24m or larger. The awards ceremony also features a refit category for extensive refit projects completed within the same period of time.

To receive a registration link, contact Vanessa Stuart at, or to find out more information about the judging process and criteria, click here.

The ISS Awards of Distinction are a myriad of commendations for individuals or companies celebrating everything from crewing to business and from environmental responsibility to innovation. Visit to download and complete the nomination form. To receive the form by email contact

Winners will be announced on 2 November at the ISS’s 26th Annual Gala Celebrating Designer & Leadership.


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If you have enjoyed reading this article, you’ll love our upcoming event, The Superyacht Design Forum, taking place on 25 - 26 June 2019 at Design Centre, Chelsea Harbour. The Superyacht Design Forum provides anyone in the superyacht design world with a unique opportunity to explore new thinking and share smarter solutions for the future of superyachts. To find out more or to register, click here.