2015 was the tenth year, the World Superyacht Awards honour the finest new superyacht builds delivered to their owners in the past twelve months.

The year’s special tenth anniversary edition opened with spectacular, award-winning musical and theatrical entertainment – incorporating some incredible acrobatic acts fresh from a sell-out world tour.

In consultation with yacht builders and naval architects, a number of yacht award categories has been established so that yachts could be judged against other vessels of a similar size and type.

Apart from the five awards for displacement motor yachts, two further awards were reserved for sailing yachts, and one award for yachts that have been given major refits that finished in the qualifying year. Finally, there were two awards for the motor yacht and sailing yacht that were considered by the judges to be the most notable in the qualifying year.

Check the finalists and winners