The winners of this year's World Superyacht Awards

The world of superyachts is a realm of opulence, innovation, and unrivalled luxury. And every year, the World Superyacht Awards brings together yacht enthusiasts, industry professionals and shipbuilders to celebrate the finest vessels in the world.

The winners of BOAT International’s 2023 World Superyacht Awards, now in its 18th year, have been revealed in an event held in Istanbul, with the 75m luxury motor mega yacht Kenshō from the Italian shipyard Admiral Yachts stealing the show and scooping two awards, including Motor Yacht of the Year.


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Here is a round-up of all the winners of this year’s coveted Neptunes:

Motor Yacht of the Year – Kenshō
Sailing Yacht of the Year – Alea
Rebuilt Yachts – Marala
Refitted Yachts – Athos
Sailing Yachts, 30m to 49.9m – Sørvind
Sailing Yachts, 50m and above – Alea
Semi-Displacement or Planing Motor Yachts, 30m to 34.9m – Blue Jeans
Semi-Displacement or Planing Motor Yachts, 35m to 41.9m – Rush
Semi-Displacement or Planing Motor Yachts, 42m and above – Callisto
Displacement Motor Yachts 499GT and below, 30m to 39.9m – Unknown
Displacement Motor Yachts 499GT and below, 40m to 44.9m – Acala
Displacement Motor Yachts 499GT and below, 45m and above – Ocean Z
Displacement Motor Yachts, 500GT to 1,499GT – Come Together
Displacement Motor Yachts, 1,500GT and above – Kenshō
Voyager’s Award – V6
Legacy Award – Rahmi M.Koç
Judges’ Special Award – Shinkai
Judges’ Special Award – Coral Ocean
Judges’ Special Award – Nebula

Comments (2)

  1. Ivor Hunter says:

    I can’t believe how many different categories of awards there are!

  2. Kate says:

    Some of these vessels look more like ocean liners than mere yachts.

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