Galactica Star winner of the 2014 World Superyacht Awards

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At a glittering and starstudded awards ceremony held at the Amsterdam Maritime Museum on Saturday 3th of May the winners of the 2014 World Superyacht Awards were announced.

 

The great and the good of the world superyacht industry gathered for these prestigious awards, organised by Boat International Media, to celebrate the best that the industry has to offer. Designers, builders and owners were on hand to applaud the excellence and vision of the best superyachts in the world.

 

Source: Boat International

Photography by Mark Sims, Superyacht Media

 

Galactica Star was winner in the category ‘Semi-Displacement or Planing Three-Deck Motor Yacht of 45m and above’. Van Oossanen were responsible for the naval architecture of this yacht. Galactica Star is based on the Fast Displacement Hull Form (FDHF), patented by Van Oossanen. With this special hull the yacht is efficient over the entire speed range and not only in a restricted speed interval around the maximum speed.

 

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Beside this award, Galactica Star also had been awarded for Best Luxury Yacht at Arabian Business Lifestyle Awards 2014.

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