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Mark Mills was named Yacht Designer of the Year, and the Cape 31 was named Asian Sailing Yacht of the Year 30’-45’, at the 2024 Asian Marine & Boating Awards held during the Shanghai International Boat Show. Collected on Mills’ behalf by Luke Greene of Enterprise Ireland, this second Designer of the Year Award for Mills is an honour reflecting our involvement over 20 years in Asian Racing. Even more exciting is the award for the Cape 31, with the fifth boat inbound to Hong Kong it ensures solid fleet racing in Asia in the worlds most exciting One Design Class is now a reality! Photo: Guy Nowell




Our 62′ Offshore Foiler ‘Flying Nikka’ won the Foiling Project Award at the 5th Foiling Awards prizegiving ceremony in Milan.  Received by project founder Roberto Lacorte who said he was “Honored to receive this important award and to share it with those who believe in FlyingNikka

Our MD75 Karma built by Maxi Dolphin has been voted the Best Sailing Yacht at The International Yacht & Aviation Awards 2020.  A striking high performance design for an Italian client, she combines a sleek minimalist exterior with a relaxed and engaging interior by Nauta Design in Milan.   Last Friday 4th September design et al hosted The International Yacht & Aviation Awards 2020 in Capri, Italy, where the winners of the 2020 Awards were announced.  The unique voting system enabled 12,441 global industry professionals to individually acknowledge, consider and finally, vote for the shortlisted nominees.  Karma was announced as the winner in the Best Sailing Yacht category.


Maxi Dolphin Karma


Designer Mark Mills was thrilled with the second major prize in 2020 for Mills Design: “We love working on projects like this, where a combination of sleek looks, true performance aspirations, and great collaborators ensure the result will be outstanding .  It’s an honour to be recognised by the industry with such a prestigious award. ”  Earlier in the year Mills Design was awarded the MDO Monte Carlo Prize for the Wally 100 Tango.