NISI 2400 Finalist For 2011 International Superyacht Society Design Awards

Sep 27, 2011, 09:00 ET from NISI Yachts

NASSAU, Bahamas, and Miami, FL, Sept. 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - NISI Yachts is pleased to announce that its NISI 2400 has been chosen as a finalist for 'Best Power (24 to 40 meters)' in the 2011 International Superyacht Society (ISS) Design Awards. 

Each year, the prestigious ISS Awards celebrate the world's best in naval architecture, design, interiors, engineering and builds.  Finalists are selected based on peer review. Other finalists for 'Best Power (24 to 40 meters)' include Diverse Projects' Black Pearl, Moonen Shipyard's Livia, Jongert's Lucia M, and Hakvoort Sheepswerf's Snowbird.

"The ISS awards both encourage and recognize excellence in the design and construction of superyachts around the world.  It is an honor for NISI 2400 to be recognized by our ISS peers," said Christos Livadas, Chairman of NISI Yachts.  "I am extremely proud of the NISI 2400 team for crafting the year's most celebrated yacht, a modern classic that combines casual opulence, charm and legendary styling with state-of-the-art technology, outstanding performance and comfort."

NISI was recently awarded 'Best Design' at the 2011 World Yachts Trophy gala in Cannes, France, and named a Robb Report 'Best of the Best' winner in the annual 'wings and water' category, celebrated alongside the most sought after business and personal aircraft, Gulfstream, Bombardier and Piaggio.

ISS Design Awards finalists will be judged for their external appearance, internal design, innovation and practicality by a distinguished and independent international panel.  Winners will be announced at the annual ISS Design Awards gala dinner on Thursday, October 27, 2011 at the Marriott Harbor Beach Resort in Fort Lauderdale.  Additional information is available at

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About NISI Yachts

The pinnacle of escape, NISI stands solitary in her class. NISI Yachts infuses casual opulence with legendary styling and advanced naval architecture by the Setzer Design Group. NISI 2400 is the first and only luxury yacht in the world under 100 feet to be certified Commercial RINA + MCA. 

The NISI collection ranges from 22 to 26 meters in length, with custom builds available from 30 to 45 meters.  Additional information on NISI is available at

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