ISS News

Annual ISS U.K. Regatta Raises £2500 for Sail 4 Cancer - Race Results also Announced 7/3/2014

Thirteen boats sailed in the Annual ISS U.K. Regatta aboard Fairview Beneteau 37s, held this year from 27-29 June 2014 in the waters of the Solent, U.K. Festivities included a Friday Evening Curry with 95 people attending, 115 attending the Saturday BBQ at the Island Sailing Club in Cowes IOW and, most important to all, raising £2500 for multi-year charitable designee, Sail 4 Cancer.

Click link for full Press Release 3 July 2014 Annual ISS U K Regatta Raises 2500 for Sail 4 Cancer.pdf

Photos of event 

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2014 ISS UK Regatta, The Trophy.jpg
2014 ISS UK Regatta, The Winners, Team BMT 1.jpg
ISS Seeks 2014 Nominations for Yachts & Awards of Distinction 5/21/2014

ISS Seeks 2014 Nominations for Yachts & Awards of Distinction - Awards Presented at Annual Gala during the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show The International Superyacht Society (ISS) announces today that nominations for its 24th Annual Awards for Design and Leadership are now underway.

Click link to view full Press Release 21 May 2014 ISS Seeks 2014 Nominations for Yachts Awards of Distinction (3).pdf

Click Link for 2014 Nominatins Form 2014 ISS Awards of Distinction Nomination Form.pdf

2014 YachtInfo Antibes 4/23/2014
Antibes Yacht Show Friday April 25, 2014 from 10:30 - 17:30 go to Education to see full list of seminars
ISS Superyacht Industry Summer Regatta 2014 3/18/2014

ISS Superyacht Industry Summer Regatta 2014 Back again after a successful re-launch in the Solent last June. Companies from near and not so near will compete in Fairview Beneteau 37’s sailing yachts over two days with a social programme designed to encourage the non-sailors to join in as well.

To see the full Itinerary "Click Here"

For location and cost of Yacht Rental "Click Here"

Ken Hickling talks about the work the Society is doing 1/10/2014

Ken Hickling, the president of the ISS and other board members talk about the work the society is doing and why being a member (whether a captain, crew or business), makes so much sense if you work within the superyacht industry. Read article by following the link below.

2014 ISS Board of Directors Election is Underway. 1/3/2014

If you are not a member, please visit for membership information. Once you've joined or renewed, we will send you the ballot and complete biographies of the distinguished slate.

Members get to vote on eight nominees that will stand for a three year term.This is your chance to make a difference as a member to vote in your ISS Board of choice. Voting ends on 03 February 2014.


Nominations for the 2014 ISS Board of Directors Sought 12/11/2013

Nominees may be put forth by ISS members in good standing.


For the 2014 ISS Election, eight board members will be elected for three year terms.

  •  Please submit your nominations for the ISS Board of Directors to Amy Halsted today,
  •  When submitting your nominee, please send his/her name, company and email address.
  •  You may nominate yourself.
  •  Nominations must be received by 20 December 2013.


Be a part of the process! Nominate today!

ISS announces the appointment of its 2014 Officers and Executive Committe 11/26/2013

The International Superyacht Society (ISS) is pleased to announce the appointment of its 2014 Officers and Executive Committee. Officers include the President, Vice President, Treasurer and Secretary who are distinguished superyacht industry leaders elected by the organization’s Board of Directors and who will serve a one-year term at which time they may be re-elected to the same post for not more than three consecutive years.

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ISS Announces Design & Leadership Award Winners 10/31/2013

ISS (International Superyacht Society) is pleased to announce winners of the 2013 Design & Leadership Awards. Representing superlative achievement, the awards were presented last night at the 23rd Anniversary of ISS’s Awards Gala in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

To see full press release "Click Here"

ISS Announces Yacht Finalists in the 2013 ISS Design & Leadership Awards 10/23/2013

"Click Here" for FINALISTS - “BEST POWER” 24m to 40m and "BEST POWERr" 40m-65m

"Click Here" for FINALISTS - "BEST POWER" 65m+

"Click Here" for FINALISTS - "BEST REFIT"

"Click Here" for FINALISTS - “BEST SAIL” 24m to 40m and "BEST SAIL" 40m+