Established to honour outstanding design and construction elements of larger, custom-built yachts, the Design & Leadership awards are a key part of proceedings at FLIBS every year.
This year saw six yachts honoured in seven categories. Each participating yacht is 78ft (24m) and above, and must have been launched and delivered between January and December of the previous calendar year.
The winners of the ISS Design & Leadership Awards are as follows;
In the Power 65+ category, the 278ft (85m) charter yacht O'PTASIA stormed to victory. She was honoured for her elegant, yet masculine exteriors and Golden Yachts' impressive engineering package.
The Design & Leadership Awards were established to honour outstanding design and construction elements of larger, custom-built yachts.
Impressively, Royal Huisman's 183ft (56m) sailing yacht AQUARIUS won in two categories; Sail 40m+ and Best Interior.
155ft (47m) charter yacht LOON also scooped up an accolade at the gala. Her captain Paul Clark and his crew were honoured with a 'Distinguished Crew' award for their work delivering humanitarian aid to the Abacos Islands in the wake of Hurricane Dorian.