Today the finalists of the Best of Boats Award, Europe’s young event for motorboats, were announced as the Cannes Yachting Festival gets under way. Two years after its launch the Best of Boats Awards has become one of Europe’s biggest and best-known events for motorboats.
While final boat testing is still ongoing, for some 25 finalists the red carpet will be rolled out at the Award Ceremony scheduled for 23 november during the Gala Night of Boats at the Boat & Fun Boat Show in Germany’s vibrant capital Berlin.
Done by 17 experienced boat magazine journalists who represent Europe’s main markets and boating regions, here is the jurors’ selection:
Best for Beginners
AMT 190 BR, Bayliner VR 6, Bella 700 BR, Silver Eagle BR 640
Best for Fishing
Beneteau Barracuda 8, Faster 545 CC, Jeanneau Merry Fisher 795
Best for Family
Bavaria R 40 Fly, Beneteau Gran Turismo 46, Finn Marin Finnmaster T7, Jeanneau Leader 46, Sargo 33, Targa 30.1
Best for Fun
Agapi 800, Axopar 37, Finnmaster Husky R8, Frauscher 1414 Demon, Ganz Ovation 7.6, Jeanneau Cap Camarat 10.5 WA, Sea Ray 250
NEW – Best for Travel
Bavaria E 40, Beneteau Swift Trawler 30, Delphia Escape 1150 Voyage, Elling E 6, Nimbus 305 Coupé E-Power