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Baccarat Superyacht World Award
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The winner of this year’s exclusive Baccarat Superyacht World Trophy is the 55-metre Amels Elixir. The award was presented to her owner at the Monaco Yacht Show at an event hosted by Damen and Amels aboard the yacht. The Baccarat Superyachtworld award is presented each year to the person, the yacht or the yard that has most inspired Superyacht World’s readers.
“Elixir is a wonderful example of Amels’ hugely successful Limited Editions range,” said Paul Ashton, editor of Superyacht World. “The yacht is the perfect illustration of how an owner’s vision, along with the creative powers of exterior designer Tim Heywood and interior designer Laura Sessa, come together to produce a unique and characterful yacht.”
“Baccarat is proud to present the trophy to the new Amels yacht Elixir, an exquisite example of craftsmanship, elegance and uniqueness,” said Sophie Cotelle, Baccarat’s lighting and furniture business unit vice president.
“Elixir had a lot of customisation in a short timescale of only eight months,” said Rose Damen, sales manager at Amels. “The owner’s idea of applying jet-black gloss on the superstructure is unusual, but the result creates really enchanting contrasts. When we delivered her on budget and ahead of schedule, the owner’s team remarked on the high-quality craftsmanship.”