Celebrating Excellence: A Recap of the 2023 World Superyacht Awards and the Winning Yachts

The world of superyachts recently witnessed a celebration of maritime excellence at the prestigious 2023 World Superyacht Awards. This annual event recognizes and honors the most exceptional yachts in the industry, showcasing their design, innovation, and unrivaled craftsmanship. This article delves into the 2023 World Superyacht Awards and highlights and explores the victorious yachts, including Kensho, Come Together, Athos, and Unknown. Join us as we embark on a journey through the seas of luxury and marvel at the ingenuity of these award-winning vessels.

2023’s World Superyacht Awards Winners Revealed

KENSHŌ – Motor Yacht of the Year


75.2m Kenshō was awarded the coveted Motor Yacht of the Year award.

One of the standout winners of the 2023 World Superyacht Awards was Kensho, a true embodiment of elegance and innovation. Designed by renowned naval architect Espen Øino, and built by Lürssen, Kensho captivated the judges with its striking exterior lines and exceptional performance. This remarkable yacht offers luxurious accommodations, state-of-the-art amenities, and a seamless blend of contemporary design and timeless sophistication. Kensho’s award victory is a testament to its unparalleled craftsmanship and unwavering commitment to excellence.

Kenshō is available for yacht charters in the West Mediterranean during the 2023 Summer season (homeport Cannes) and private charters in the Caribbean during the 2023/2024 Winter season (homeport Antigua).

2023 High Rate: €1,000,000 per week / 2023 Low Rate: €850,000 per week

COME TOGETHER – The Best Displacement Yacht

60m Come Together was awarded the best displacement yacht in the size category.

Another awe-inspiring winner at the 2023 World Superyacht Awards was Come Together, a yacht pushing luxury and design’s boundaries. Created by Feadship and featuring the brilliant work of Reymond Langton Design, Come Together is a true masterpiece. The yacht’s unique exterior profile and the exceptional attention to detail throughout its interior spaces impressed the judges, securing its place as one of the winners. Come Together offers a sublime retreat on the water, combining opulence, comfort, and cutting-edge technology.

Come Together is based in Antibes and operates in the Mediterranean Sea during the 2023 Summer season. The yacht is available for yacht charters in the Bahamas during the winter.

2023 High Rate: €550,000 per week / 2023 Low Rate: €450,000 per week

ATHOS – The Best Refitted Yacht

Handpicked by its discerning owner for its graceful aesthetics, exceptional sailing capabilities, and capacity to circumnavigate the globe, the 63.4m Athos underwent a comprehensive refit that further elevated these remarkable qualities. Its elegant lines were meticulously enhanced, ensuring a seamless harmony between form and function. With a sailing experience that brings guests closer to the water, Athos invites exploration of the world’s most captivating destinations while embodying the spirit of adventure and discovery.

This remarkable sailing superyacht, built by Holland Jachtbouw, captivated the judges with its awe-inspiring performance and exquisite craftsmanship. Designed by Hoek Design, Athos seamlessly blends classic lines with modern features, offering an unparalleled experience on the water. With its spacious deck areas, luxurious interiors, and advanced sailing capabilities, Athos represents the pinnacle of sailing yacht excellence.

The homeport of Athos for the 2023’s summer is Vancouver, BC, and it will cruise the West Coast of North America (Not available for charter in the US or Canada).

2023 High Rate: $235,000 per week / 2023 Low Rate: $220,000 per week

UNKNOWN – The Best Displacement Motor Yacht 499gt and below

In a stunning display of ingenuity and craftsmanship, the renowned Italian shipyard, Benetti, emerged victorious at the 2023 World Superyacht Awards with their exceptional yacht, “Unknown.” Securing the esteemed Best Displacement Motor Yacht 499gt and below, this remarkable vessel captivated judges and enthusiasts with its unparalleled design, luxurious amenities, and outstanding performance.

Benetti’s unwavering commitment to quality and innovation shines through in every aspect of this remarkable vessel. From its graceful exterior lines to meticulously crafted interiors, “Unknown” combines elegance, functionality, and cutting-edge technology seamlessly.

2023 High Rate: €150,000 per week / 2023 Low Rate: €128,000 per week

The Highlights of the 2023 World Superyacht Awards

The 2023 World Superyacht Awards served as a platform to honor and recognize the crème de la crème of the yachting world. From the visionary design of Kensho and Come Together to Athos’s unrivaled sailing prowess and Unknown innovation, these award-winning yachts stand as testaments to the superyacht industry’s exceptional craftsmanship and limitless possibilities. As we celebrate their victories, we are reminded of the continuous pursuit of perfection and the incredible experiences these yachts offer to those who embark on their remarkable journeys.

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