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London, UK and Miami, Florida, January 15, 2014 – NISI Yachts’ 1700 sport cruiser, measuring 17-meters (58 feet) in length, is a finalist for “Best Power Boat Up To 25 Meters” in the prestigious International Yacht & Aviation Awards 2014.

Hosted by Design et al, a leading interior design magazine based in the UK, the awards recognize the best in yacht design from across the globe.  Nominees including Jet Aviation, B/E Aerospace, Proteksan Turquois, Vicem Yachts and Feadship are competing across a range of categories such as private aviation design, commercial aviation design and luxury yacht design.

NISI 1700 has been selected for the celebrated awards shortlist for her blend of performance, legendary styling and her trademark, casual opulence. She infuses the elegance of a downeast boat, the spaciousness of a true motor yacht, and the racy feel of a sport cruiser into one incredible design.

The International Yacht & Aviation Awards 2014 ceremony will be held on May 9, 2014 at the prestigious Hurlingham Club in London, England.

NISI 1700

The perfect yacht for an extended weekend.  From the moment one steps aboard, NISI feels like she is made for you.  Every finish impeccable, every feature purposeful, every trait designed with a sense of timelessness to excite and inspire the most discerning yacht owner.  Whether cruising off the coast of Maine or jetting between the hotspots of St. Tropez, NISI wraps romance, elegance and glamour into a new standard for design and build.

Performance of NISI 1700 exceeds 40-knot top and 33-knot cruise speeds. Engine options include pod propulsion from Volvo IPS and Cummins Zeus, in addition to CAT C-18/UltraJet package.

About NISI

The pinnacle of escape, NISI yachts stands solitary in their class.  NISI infuses casual opulence and legendary styling with advanced naval architecture by Setzer Yacht Architects.  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 15 to 26 meters. Custom builds are tailored from 30 to 45 meters.

Additional information on NISI can be experienced at www.nisiyachts.com.