Inspiring people, inspiring change.
There is so much good going on within the superyacht industry – from philanthropic ventures and intrepid exploration to unrivalled craftsmanship and sustainable innovations helping make the world a better place – but these stories are regularly overlooked.
That's why The Honours recognises the people behind the inspirational stories that make the superyachting world exceptional.
Inspired by a conversation with a neighbour, Jenny Matthews set out to break the mould and become a superyacht captain, founding She of the Sea and Legasea on the way.
From passionate yacht skipper and business strategy consultant to Director at YachtAid Global, Zoran Selakovic has seen the suffering of coastal communities, and the help that the superyacht community is determined to deliver.
A latecomer to sailing, recipient of the inaugural Honours awards and yacht owner Wendy Schmidt nonetheless showed a natural talent for helming and an affinity with the sea, and as her passion grew, so did her determination to put her philanthropic weight behind ocean science and sustainability.
Experiential. Educational. Exceptional.
An exclusive, high-end, experiential evening celebrating the stories of three honourees took place in Monaco on the eve of the iconic Monaco Yacht Show.
The exquisite and finely crafted Bowsprit award represents the guiding spirits of the superyachting world. Like the inspirational people it honours, the award symbolises those at the leading edge, pointing the way forward and charting a new course, while the waves express the gathering momentum that follows our honourees.