Otam MY Gipsy named Best Naval Architecture for At SBD Awards
Published: Wednesday, 08 February 2017
Otam Custom Range semi-displacement aluminium hull M/Y Gipsy has been named ‘Best Naval Architecture For Semi-Displacement Yachts’ at the ShowBoats Design Awards 2017 on Feb 6 in Kitzbühel, Austria.
(Photos: Otam Yachts - M/Y Gipsy)
The 35m M/Y Gipsy is a three-deck aluminium yacht with over 2,000nm range, 7.8m beam and a top speed of 20 knots, with the interiors designed by Tommaso Spadolini. She also has 295 GRT displacement, therefore under 300 GRT “limit”, offering a large volume.
“We really wish to thank and dedicate this important achievement to the Owner of M/Y Gipsy and his family,” says Otam Yachts CEO Gianfranco. “It has been an amazing experience for Otam shipyard to build such a different product translating the full Owner detailed vision and way of living the sea into a real product. We wish to share this satisfaction together with our internal team of direct workers, and last but not least, with Mr Umberto Tagliavini from Marine Design Studio, with Mr Tommaso Spadolini for the important cooperation.
“Otam Custom Range is currently working on different new opportunities exploring different Products developed together with high customization oriented buyers. A warm and special thank goes to the ShowBoat Design Award Team for the time and passion dedicated to Otam and the new Otam Custom Range.”
The SBD Awards celebrates the creative talents behind the most innovative, elegant and inspiring new yacht designs from the boards of the world’s leading yacht design studios.
“It is a real great pleasure and honour to receive this Award with the goal and dream to be the first of more Custom Units built by Otam Custom Range,” says Umberto Tagliavini from Marine Design Studio. “My gratefulness goes to M/Y Gipsy Owner and Otam yard ownership thanks to which this project came to life. Deep dedication, a real passionate buyer and a strong commitment by Otam shipyard has turned all this into reality. My compliments to all the team."