Avigliana, September 15th, 2014. The new nautical season 2014-2015 inaugurated, as every year, by the Cannes Boat Show, opens for the Azimut/Benetti with two prestigious awards assigned to yachts of the Azimut Yachts brand.
Organized by the French publishing group LuxMediaGroup, the World Yacht Trophy is one of the most important awards in the nautical sector: a panel of experts made up of highly qualified members belonging to the steering committee of the publishing network is entrusted with the task of selecting and evaluating the boats and the winners for each category. The awards’ ceremony was held on Saturday, September 14th in the elegant framework of the Carlton Hotel in Cannes.
Azimut Grande 95RPH, a beautiful 29 meters with a Raised Pilot House, was awarded the title of “Most Achieved Trophy" in the category of yachts from 24 to 36 meters.
Azimut 77S, brand new jewel of the sporty collection, with its sleek lines and low consumption was awarded the prize for the “Best Exterior Design” in the category of yachts from 15 to 24 meters.
"We are very proud to have received this prestigious award once again," says Giovanna Vitelli, member of the Board of Directors. "A further sign that our unremitting efforts in terms of research and innovation are visible and appreciated not only by the market but also by leading experts in the industry"
At the 2014 edition of the Cannes Yachting Festival the Italian Group participated with 22 models including 4 world premieres.