During the 16th China (Shanghai) International Boat Show (CIBS, 14-17 April 2011), the Asian Marine & Boating Awards were presented on Friday night at a gala dinner gathering 400 professionals of the yachting industry.
During the ceremony, the Prestige 60 was honored with the prestigious title of “Best Motor Yacht” award in the 40 to 75-feet category.
A major event for the Asian yachting market, the Asian Marine & Boating Awards reward the most competitive players in the region. A jury composed by 13 independent judges, among whom stand the most respected yachting journalists of the region, was in charge of the selection. The judges particularly praised the innovative design and engineering of the Prestige 60 that combines the IPS technology with an exceptional layout and use of space.
This Asian success comes in addition to the title of the “European Powerboat of the Year 2010” which crowned the Prestige 60 during Düsseldorf boat show last year, right after her launch.
Not only the Prestige 60 is the choice of the media, she is also the choice of the Chinese clients. On the first day of the China International Boat Show, the Chinese distributor Speedo Marine concluded the sale of one boat on the Jeanneau booth, the sixth unit of the Prestige 60 being sold since her launch one year ago.