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Fort Lauderdale, Florida, October XX, 2011 – NISI 2400 was named best power yacht in the 24 to 40-meter category at the 2011 International Superyacht Society (ISS) Design Awards gala, held on October 27th at the Fort Lauderdale Boat Show. The winning yachts represent the world’s finest naval architecture, design, interiors, engineering and builds within the superyacht industry.

Finalists included Diverse Projects’ Black Pearl, Moonen Shipyard’s Livia, Jongert’s Lucia M, and Hakvoort Sheepswerf’s Snowbird. ISS awards finalists are selected by ISS peers, with winners selected by a distinguished and independent international panel. Built and recently launched by NISI Yachts, NISI’s groundbreaking design infuses casual opulence, legendary styling and unsurpassed engineering in a 24-meter megayacht. She is the first and only yacht under 30 meters built to commercial RINA Charter Class and MCA Commercial (MGN 280) certification.

“It is an absolute honor to receive this award from the International Superyacht Society. On behalf of the entire NISI Yachts team, we thank the respected panel of ISS judges and our peers for distinguishing NISI as the year’s most celebrated yacht in her class,” said Christos Livadas, Chairman of NISI Yachts. “NISI is a true modern classic, renowned for her casual opulence and charm combined with state-of-the-art technology and outstanding performance.”

NISI made her European debut in France at the 2011 Cannes International Boat Show. While in Cannes she was awarded ‘Best Design’ at the 2011 World Yachts Trophy gala. NISI was also recently 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.

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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 www.nisiyachts.com.
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