Awards for Design & Leadership Nominations 4/30/2018

Registration is now open for the 28th Anniversary of the ISS Design Awards for all custom yacht projects completed, launched and delivered from 1 January 2017 through 31 December 2017.

ISS's Design Awards includes:


  • Sail or Power -  24 meters (79') or larger in length overall - new build
  • PYC - 13+ guests or over 3000GT, with stricter fire protection requirements - new build
  • Refits - Vessels that have had extensive refit work completed that comprehensively changed and upgraded the vessel esoterically  




  • Obtain permission from your yacht owners to have their vessel participate in the awards process
  • Appoint one dedicated person to be the responsible administrator
  • The vessel administrator will compile and input the following information into the ISS Website for voting and judging purposes

Up to (30) JPEG photos of the vessel featuring her interior and exterior

Include images of all technological and innovative features that are noteworthy and that the judges will find of interest.

Photos must to be downsized to under 1MB. The images can be viewed in a private area for members and judges voting purposes only, or they can be made accessible to the public through the ISS website.

Complete Vessel Description

One to three pages explaining why your vessel is an outstanding design. This may be broken down to one full description or into segments for specific areas (i.e. Main Salon, Master, Galley, etc.) that match chosen photographs.

Using the link below, kindly register all 2018 ISS Design Award Nominees by 31 May 2018.

Once the vessel registration process has been completed, a User ID & Password along with detailed instructions will be sent out via email on how to access the nominee site and upload the remainder of the vessel's details.

Please contact Vanessa Stuart +1 954-525-6625 or e-mail if you have any questions.

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