Sixteen sailing yachts have been nominated for “European yacht of the year 2020”. Only five of them were able to decorate themselves with the honorary title.
In the Family cruiser category was won by the yacht Oceanis 30.1.
The smallest sailing yacht Beneteau repeated the success of its big sister, the Oceanis 46.1. The model based subsidiary company of Delphia Yachts in Poland, offers a surprising level of almost home comfort in a compact outer dimensions. Driving performance Oceanis 30.1, too, were impressive, decided by the jury.
Convenient, affordable entry-level model for four people.
In the category of luxury Yachts won Amel 60
A new 19-foot yacht from France was able to win over very strong competition. It is very spacious center cockpit is almost completely covered with hardtop, provides maximum wind protection and bad weather, organizing a cozy sitting area. Below deck Amel 60 impresses with its very high quality and stylistically a good solution with three spacious double cabins, and an attractive, well-planned interior is inferior to a five star hotel.
In the category Performance Cruiser victory model X 4.0
X 4.0 received the coveted prize for speed of sailing yachts. Boat from Denmark combines all those virtues which the famous shipyard X-Yachts. It offers exceptionally good performance characteristics in addition to the very worthy and “home” level of comfort on Board. A rare example of a successful synthesis of speed and habitability.
In the category of a Racing yacht: Dehler 30 OD
The selection of the candidates showed that the segment of fast racing yachts, which can also manage small crews, more popular than ever. To give it, the jury created a new, separate category. In this group the title was won by the yacht Dehler 30 OD of Greifswald won the title. The brand has a long racing tradition and returned to his previous success with a boat that is optimized for one or two people. Dehler 30 OD very easy, very thoughtful and is the most attractive model in its class at the moment.
In the category of Innovative yacht prize was given to the model ClubSwan 36
Here, the jury selected 36 ClubSwan, the latest model of the brand Nautor. The Finns introduced radical modern racing car, perhaps the most exciting boat in serial production at the moment. It has all the components of high – tech production, from extreme line casing carbon hydrofoils. The amazing thing is that ClubSwan behaves on a big move very quietly, said to the jury.