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Superyacht UK Young Designers Competition 2024

Southampton International Boat Show

Further information

Superyacht UK is running the 2024 edition of its highly successful Superyacht UK Young Designer Competition this year at the Southampton International Boat Show from 16-18 September 2024. This prestigious event offers a unique platform for young designers from universities nationwide to showcase their creativity and innovation in yacht design.

This year’s competition introduces two entry categories: category 1 for second and third-year students and category 2 for master’s students. A total of 12 places are available, and participants are required to hand-draw their designs to specific briefs during the two-day event.

Sunseeker International 2024 completion partner to Superyacht UK Young designer competitionWinners and runners-up in each category can look forward to great prizes, with further details to be announced. Entries require nomination by a tutor/lecturer and the completed entry form must be submitted to Superyacht UK by 30 April 2024.

To register an entrant please use this form:

Once all entries have been considered, Superyacht UK will notify the successful candidates.

University design department heads, staff and students interested in more information about the competition should contact Liv Whetmore at

If you are interested in supporting this year’s Superyacht UK Young Designers competition as an event sponsor, please contact for further information on available opportunities.

To see updates on the competition please view our Superyacht UK Young Designers Competition 2024 page.