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Over the last three decades Winch Design has won many awards, all special in their own right. However, the greatest accolade is delivering a successful project to a client.

World Superyacht Awards

Motor Yacht Projects

Al Mirqab
Best interior 2009
Best in class 2009
Best yacht of the year 2009

Xanadu  Finalist 2009

Slipstream  Finalist 2010

Sea Owl  Finalist 2011

Imagine  Finalist 2011

Madame Gu
Best in class 2014
Motor Yacht of the year 2014

Sea Owl
Best in class 2014

Motor yacht of the year 2017
Displacement Motor Yacht 3000GT and Above 2017

Here Comes the Sun
Rebuilt Yacht 2022 

Come Together
Displacement Motor Yacht 500GT to 1499GT 2023

Judges' Commendation 2024

Sailing Yacht Projects

Judges Special Award 2014

Showboats Design Awards

Motor Yacht Projects

White Rabbit 1994

Solemates 1998

Phoenix 2004

Alfa Four 2004

Slipstream 2010

Cloud 9 2010

Imagine  Finalist 2011

ACE  Finalist 2011

Madame Gu 2014

Sea Owl 2014

Plvs Vltra
Best Lifestyle Design Feature 201

Sailing Yacht Projects

Cyclos III 1989

Victoria of Strathearn 1991

Teel 1992

Unfurled 2000

Victoria of Strathearn 2001

Alithia 2002

Whisper 2003

Design & Innovation Awards

Motor Yacht Projects

Excellence - Judge's Commendation: Lighting 2020

Synthesis - Best Interior Design, Motor Yachts 500GT and Above 2022


Motor Yacht Projects

White Rabbit 1994
Claire 1996
Best yacht interior 2009
Best yacht in class 2009

Finalist 2014


Finalist 2023

Come Together 

Best in Motor 500<1500GT 2023

Sailing Yacht Projects

Victoria of Strathearn 1990
Unfurled 2000
Victoria of Strathearn 2001
Hamilton II 2005

Finalist 2014

Other Awards

Edmiston Land Rover Competition

Monaco Yacht Show (2008)

Monaco Yacht Show

Prix Du Design: Slipstream (2009)
Best in Show:
Equanimity (2014)
Finest New Superyacht: Excellence (2019)
Best Exterior Design: Excellence (2019)
Best Interior Design: Tis(2019)

Robb Report

Best Charter Yacht: Xanadu (2009)

World Yacht Trophies

Yacht of the year: Equanimity (2014)
Best Yacht over 82m:
Equanimity (2014)
Yacht of the Year:
Dilbar (2016) 

Best Exterior Design, 50-82m: Sparta (2023)

Asia Pacific Boating

Best worldwide production Sailing Yacht over 15m: Jeanneau 64 (2014) 

Ahead Awards

Award for Hospitality Experience and Design: L'Escale Resort Marine and Spa (2021)

International Travel Awards

Best Boutique Hotel at the International Travel Awards: L'Escale Resort Marine and Spa (2022)

Genoa Boat Show, Design & Innovation Award

14m+ sailing yachts category: Jeanneau 55 (2023)

The British Yachting Awards 2023

Sails Cruising Yacht of the Year: Jeanneau 55 (2023)

Cruising World Magazine Boat of the Year

Best Overall Boat of the Year: Jeanneau 55 (2024)

Best Full Size Cruiser: Jeanneau 55 (2024)