BIG Winners at Britain’s 6th World Superyacht Awards Gala

Here are the winners of the 6th World Superyacht Awards, which took place Saturday at London’s Guildhall. More than 500 superyacht owners, families, friends and industry professionals gathered at the gala affair to enjoy the ceremony in which owners of winning sail and motoryachts delivered in 2010 were distinguished.

536' Eclipse

Russian billionaire Roman Abramovich’s 485 million dollar mega-yacht ECLIPSE won for Best Displacement Yacht  and  Motor Yacht of the Year in the 3000GT and above category as did the Perini Navi, EXUMA, in the below 500GT category. New Zealand company Fitzroy Yachts masterpiece ZEFIRA won both awards in the sailing yacht categories.

Best Displacement Motor Yacht 3000GT and above:

ECLIPSE:  Blohm & Voss

Best Displacement Motor Yacht of 1,300GT-2,999GT:

SYCARA IV: Nobiskrug

Best Displacement Motor Yacht of 500GT-1,299GT:


Best Displacement Motor Yacht of below 500GT:

EXUMA: Picchiotti/Perini Navi Group

Three Deck Semi-Displacement or Planing Motor Yacht:

CALLIOPE: Holland Jachtbouw

Two Deck Semi-Displacement or Planing Motor Yacht:

FRAMURA 2: Codecasa

Motor Yacht of the Year:

ECLIPSE: Blohm & Voss

EXUMA: Picchiotti/Perini Navi Group

Best Sailing Yacht in 45m-plus size range:

ZEFIRA: Fitzroy Yachts

Best Sailing Yacht 30m-44.99m:

IMAGINE: Alloy Yachts

Sailing Yacht of the Year:

ZEFIRA: Fitzroy Yachts

Best Refitted Yacht:


Best Rebuilt Yacht:

ATTESSA IV — Washington Yachting Group

Two equally prestigious awards were given for outstanding accomplishments. The challenging Voyager Award was presented to Dione Sky for the circumnavigation of the Americas, including the Northwest Passage and the Antarctic. Elizabeth E Meyer received the Legacy Award for her efforts in the restoration of J-Class yachts and the founding of the International Yacht Restoration Society.

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