The 29th annual Design & Leadership Award Gala took place on 31 October , 2018 at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. More than three hundred of the industry’s most influential professionals attended to recognise to this year’s award recipients.
Over the years, the industry organisation has added further awards, to draw attention to individuals and companies shaping and changing yachting for the better. The Design & Leadership Award Gala is organised for the industry by industry volunteers.
Top honours for superyacht design and construction went to the following:
- Chevere (by Canados)
- Endeavour II (by Rossinavi)
- Jubilee (by Oceanco)
- Ribelle (by Vitters)
- Ngoni (by Royal Huisman)
- Genesia (by Cantieri Navali Di Chioggia)