From the press release:
World Superyacht Awards 2012: Judges' Special Award – 'A notable contribution to the technical advancement of sailing superyachts’
“Hetairos” was awarded the judges’ Special Award in the 40m+ size range, for her notable contribution to the technical advancement of sailing superyachts. She has set many new benchmarks in superyacht design and construction.
L.O.A. : 66.70 meter
Builder : Baltic Yachts
Naval Architects : Dykstra Naval Architects co. Naval Architect Reichel Pugh Yacht Design
Exterior Styling : Dykstra Naval Architects
Interior Design : Rhoades Young Ltd
Project Management : Jens Cornelsen GmbH
About Dykstra Naval Architects
Dykstra Naval Architects was founded in 1969 by Gerard Dijkstra and has become a leading specialist in the design, re-design, naval architecture and marine engineering of classic and modern performance yachts. All members of the Dykstra team are passionate sailors with experience on different types of yachts, including our own designs such as Athena, Adix, Adela, Stad Amsterdam, Christoffel’s Lighthouse, Windrose, Borkumriff IV, Endeavour, Velsheda, Shamrock V, Maltese Falcon, Meteor, Hanuman and Rainbow, etc..
The company offers preliminary designs and concept designs for pleasure and commercially operated yachts, accessing our large database as a starting point. Lines plans and computer-lofting and fairing are available using the latest software and surface design programs. Dykstra Naval Architects is also an expert in spars, rigs and structural analysis, using in-house developed software as well as first hand practical experience. Furthermore we offer general arrangements and space allocation for interiors plus interior design, styling and detailing.
For more information see Dykstra Naval Architects' website.