May 05, 2015


The Azimut|Benetti Group has received more new major awards, rewarding its efforts to consolidate its leadership
position on the Asian market, owed entirely to the experience gained in over 30 years of continuous presence in the
Both brands of the Italian leading manufacturer of luxury yachts obtained significant recognition on the occasion of the
11th Asia Boating Awards organized by Blu Inc., publisher of the magazines "Asia Pacific Boating" and "China Boating"
and serves as an important point of reference for the industry in the Asia Pacific area.
The top prize in the“Best Worldwide Production Motor Yacht (25m and above)” was awarded to Azimut Grande 95
RPH by Azimut Yachts, while the splendid Benetti "Illusion V" ranked first in the category "Best Yacht Design".
The 11th Asia Boating Awards were presented on May 1st 2015, during a luxurious gala at Hong Kong Gold Coast Hotel
on the opening night of the Hong Kong Gold Coast Boat Show (May 1‐3).
The prestigious Asia Boating Awards were presented in 21 categories, showcasing Asian builders and international
brands, as well as Asian regattas and marinas. The region, especially Hong Kong and Singapore, is continuing to grow as
a major market for yachts, superyachts and related products/services such as marinas and service centres.
“These prestigious prizes are not just an honor” – said Ms Giovanna Vitelli, member of the Board of Azimut|Benetti
Group – “but also a confirmation of the important positioning of the Group in a strategic market where the Italian
company plays a significant role thanks to a clear growth strategy that extends to entire Asia‐Pacific area.”