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SHORTLISTED: MANGUSTA 165 #07 BY OVERMARINE GROUP

The International Yacht and Aviation Awards will be celebrated at the Dorchester hotel, London, on Friday 19 April 2013. The Mangusta 165 #07 is the latest yacht to reach the shortlist in the International Yacht and Aviation Awards 2013.           Completed at the Viareggio yard, she boasts a stunning interior by Overmarine Group’s design department. Overmarine Group was also responsible for the exterior styling, along with Stefano Righini   At 49.9 metres, Mangusta 165 takes the

UNVEILED: THE NEW SUNREEF 90 ULTIMATE

Following the shortlist success of the 70 Sunreef Power and the Sunreef 114 at the International Yacht and Aviation Awards 2012, Sunreef Yachts has unveiled its latest concept.   The Sunreef 90 ULTIMATE follows the introduction of the Sunreef 80 in 2010 and the Sunreef 75 in 2011.   The innovative project took more than 6 months for the design team to finalize. The Sunreef 90 ULTIMATE is a very light carbon, high-performance oriented superyacht (light displacement is only 55

DESIGNER IN PROFILE: GUY MATHESON

We take five minutes to chat to Guy Matheson, Associate Director at SHH Architects. SHH Architects worked alongside aviation specialists Rizon Jet in designing the VIP commercial lounge at London’s Biggin Hill airport. The company was also shortlisted in The International Design & Architecture Awards 2012. The lounge has been shortlisted within the International Yacht and Aviation Awards 2013, along with Rizon Jet’s VIP lounge at Doha International Airport (CLICK HERE TO ENTER THE 2013 AWARDS).     Name: Guy

BENETTI’S LYANA REACHES THE SHORTLIST FOR THE MY OVER 60 METRES AWARD

To ensure a space for your project in this category, prompt submission is highly recommended. Click to apply today. Azimut Benetti’s Lyana is set to compete within the MY over 60 metres category at the International Yacht and Aviation Awards 2013. Lyana is a sixty-metre vessel with an attractive profile, emphasized by her blue hull and white superstructure color scheme. Stefano Natucci designed the exterior, while the interior is the creative idea of two French design studios: Zuretti and Pierre-Yves

PENDENNIS BOASTS BUSIEST REFIT SEASON IN 25 YEARS

Despite the current challenging economic climate, UK shipbuilder Pendennis has seen the busiest refit season in its 25-year history. The Pendennis Palma facility is also showing a reassuringly strong order book moving into 2013. Pendennis has also recently reached the shortlist for The International Yacht and Aviation Awards 2013 (click here to apply) with Hemisphere, the world’s largest sailing catamaran. We take a look at Pendennis’ current and upcoming refit projects here:   M5 STERN EXTENSION During the course of

SHORTLISTED: PEARL 75 BY KELLY HOPPEN (MBE) & PEARL MOTOR YACHTS

TO SUBMIT A PROJECT TO THE INTERNATIONAL YACHT AND AVIATION AWARDS 2013,  CLICK HERE   The Pearl 75, showcasing Bill Dixon’s sleek external lines and an elegant interior scheme by Kelly Hoppen (MBE), is the latest yacht to reach the shortlist for the International Yacht and Aviation Awards 2013. The aim was to design a yacht that was totally unique to the market in order to redefine Pearl’s position at the forefront of innovative yacht design. The brief included a

SHORTLISTED: EXPOSÉ BY ICON YACHTS AND IMPOSSIBLE PRODUCTIONS

Established Dutch shipyard Icon Yachts and the New York based design studio Impossible Productions Ink LLC have joined forces to create a cutting-edge design for a 120 meter vessel. EXPOSÉ made her debut at the Monaco Yacht Show 2012, and has just reached the shortlist for the Concept Design over 50 Metres Award in the International Yacht and Aviation Awards 2013. A unique hybrid design, EXPOSÉ effortlessly incorporates the amenities associated with an explorer vessel alongside the luxuries of a

SHORTLISTED: Axantha II by JFA Yachts – Built for distance, comfort and autonomy at sea

The Vripack-designed Axantha II is the latest build to reach the shortlist of the International Yacht and Aviation Awards 2013. Submitted by JFA Yachts, her competitors to date include Karia (RMK Marine), Helix (Feadship), Paramour (PURE Superyacht Refit), Orient Star (CMB Yachts) and Ouranos (Admiral Tecnomar Group) – all of which are competing for the Motor Yacht over 40 Metres Award. Axantha II, 43m in length, was completed at JFA Yachts’ ship yard in France. Her aluminium hull and superstructures

LONDON TO HOST THE IY&A AWARDS 2013

The Dorchester hotel, London, has been revealed as the glamorous location of the International Yacht and Aviation Awards ceremony 2013. The ceremony will be held on Friday 19 April 2013 and tickets are already selling fast. The Park Lane hotel holds an iconic status within the capital, with the ballroom providing the perfect setting to celebrate many of the world’s most renowned yacht and aviation designers. Last year’s IY&A Awards were held at the equally luxurious Hotel Splendido, overlooking Italy’s