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2012 World Superyacht Awards to be held in Istanbul

The 2012 World Superyacht Awards will be held in Istanbul at the world-renowned Cırağan Palace Kempinski, a luxury Ottoman palace overlooking the Bosphorus Strait from the European shores. For the last three years, the World Superyacht Awards were held in London at the Guildhall. Over 700 industry professionals and superyacht owners are expected to attend this year’s event, which will be held on 5 May 2012.

The Cırağan Palace Kempinski is a 5-star resort with 313 luxurious rooms, including 20 suites located in the hotel and 11 suites situated in the historical palace. The palace is the first Turkish member of The Leading Hotels of the World, making it a great destination for the megayacht industry specialist and owners.

Grand Sultan Suite at Çırağan Palace Kempinski

grand sultan suite at Çırağan Palace Kempinski

Super yacht nominations for the World Superyacht Awards are still being accepted. Qualification criteria’s includes a length of 30 meters or more and a delivery date to the owners between 1 January 2011 and 31 December 2011.

70.54 metre Talisman C, built by Proteksan Turquoise submited to the 2012 World Superyacht Awards

Taslisman C yacht

63 metre Feadship Lady Britt submited to the 2012 World Superyacht Awards

Lady Britt yacht

Table application for the gala evening should be made directly through the World Superyacht Awards website.