THE FINALISTS OF 2015

JEFF SUMMERS

BANU HUNLER

DASTINAS STEPONENAS


FACTS & FIGURES - 2015

Event: Yacht Design Talent Award-2015
Target audience: The contest is aimed at students, from any course, who are able to bring fresh ideas to this contest and think outside the box
Contest subject: design of a new profile view of a 50m motor yacht, including a detailed sundeck’
Event organiser: Sea Level yacht design & engineering
Jury: Heesen Yachts
Superyacht Times
Bannenberg & Rowell
Haute Future Fashion Academy
Monaco Yacht Show
Sea Level yacht design & engineering
Contest sponsors: Heesen Yachts
Superyacht Times
Sea Level yacht design & engineering
Monaco Yacht Show
Facts & figures: Sent out to 60 universities
26 entries
13 countries worldwide
Prizes:
All participants: 1 year free subscription to the SuperYacht Times newspaper
3 finalists: Visit to Monaco Yacht Show, including flight & hotel
Winner: Wacom Intuos Pro Large wireless design tablet.
Internship at Sea Level-studio for 3 months to work out the design for the portfolio of Heesen Yachts
Judging method: End of August 2015, the jury gathered and selected six of the best entries. In order to interact with the audience and enable them to choose their favourites, the selected ideas were posted on social media, Facebook, Instagram, www.yachtdesigntalent.com & Youtube.
The top three contestants, elected by the jury and the social media audience, were invited to the highly influential Monaco Yacht Show from 23rd-26th September.
Finalists 2015: Jeff Summers (USA)
Banu Hunler (lady from Italy)
Dastinas Steponenas (Lithuania)
Winner: Jeff Summers was announced overall winner of the contest.

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