European Yacht of the Year Awards 2014
Published on January 20th, 2014
On the opening night of the Düsseldorf boat show (Jan. 18-26), four top sailing yachts were honored by the magazine editors of Europe. From among 20 nominated models, European Yacht of the Year awards were handed out to winners in four categories – family cruiser, performance cruiser, luxury cruiser and special yachts. During 2013, the boats were tested and debated extensively by the editors of 11 European magazines in Southampton, England, and Porto Venere, Italy. The event also included the presentation of the Seamaster award for outstanding achievement in the sport of sailing to Jimmy Spithill, America’s Cup-winning skipper. Full report.