MIDDLE EAST YACHTING INNOVATION AWARDS

Recognizing the stunning talent and original ideas in the industry with 2 categories up for grabs: the best young international designer and best young Arab designer award for sail, luxury, super yachts and motor boats.

The Awards are only open to yachts equal to or more than 24m LOA and delivered to their owners between 1st January and 31st December 2019. In the case of a yacht built on speculation, the vessel must be complete and operational, sea trialed and ready to be sold to an owner.

Categories

  • Best Naval Architecture - Motor Yachts
  • Best Exterior Styling - Motor Yachts
  • Best Interior Design - Motor Yachts
  • Best General Arrangement and Deck Design
  • Best New Production Yacht Design
  • Best Lifestyle Feature Design
  • Best Yachting Influencer
  • Best Marketing Campaign by a Brand
  • Best Underwater Photography

Nominations

Any person can nominate a qualifying yacht or individual for the awards, with the limitation that the person making that nomination must:

1. Pay the Nomination Fee.

2. Be authorised to nominate and able to secure the appropriate support for the nomination from all relevant parties named in the documentation and involved in the project.

3. Be able to deliver the required information and documentation by the requested date.

4. Accept that DIBS reserves the right to withhold or withdraw acceptance of entries, with or without providing reasons for doing so.

Decisions of the Jury. Any decisions made by the Jury in relation to the selection of the winning yachts are based solely on the opinions of that body, having considered the material supplied by the persons nominating the yacht, information from visits and any other information they consider relevant. Decisions made by the Jury are final and neither the Jury nor BIM will discuss these, nor accept any liability arising from such decisions.

Nominations

-Nominations are accepted from 1st Dec 2019

-Deadline for nominations 31st Jan 2020

Jury Members

Nabil Farhat

Nabil Farhat

World Of Yachts

Luc Khaldoun

Luc Khaldoun

Dubai Harbour

Bart Bouwhaus

Bart Bouwhaus

Vripack

Tommaso Spadolini

Tommaso Spadolini

Martin Redmayne

Martin Redmayne

Super Yacht Group