|Yacht registrations for the ISS Design Awards is now open for all custom yacht or first of a series projects completed, launched, and delivered between January 1 and December 31, 2023.
There is no registration fee required to participate in the awards, making it accessible to all. This inclusive approach encourages a diverse range of participants to join, fostering a vibrant and dynamic competition that further elevates the prestige of the award.
The categories include:
Sail or Power – Best in Sail 24 – 40m, Best in Sail 40m+, Best in Motor <500 GT (above 24m), Best in Motor 500 <1500 GT, Best in Motor 1500<3000 GT, Best in Motor 3000<5000 GT, Best in Motor 5000 + GT and Refit
To participate, the designated vessel administrator will be required to complete the following steps by March 1:
- Complete a portfolio, which will be uploaded to a private section on the ISS website that is exclusively dedicated to voting and judging. The portfolio must include an image gallery of the vessel that showcases specific areas, such as the exterior, interior, and technologically advanced special features.
- The portfolio should include a description of the vessel’s distinctive features and the reasons why it is exceptional compared to other yachts in terms of design, practicality, performance, and craftsmanship. Additionally, any new advancements in yacht design, such as environmental innovations or noteworthy inventions, should be highlighted.
- Upload a general arrangement plan.
- Each vessel administrator must obtain permission from the yacht owner for their vessel to participate in the awards process.