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European Yacht of the Year

New evaluation groups, each with five candidates. The test sailing has begun.

Representatives of Europe’s most important sailing magazines have subjected the candidates for the sailing economy’s most prestigious prize to their first extensive tests in Ijmuiden in the Netherlands. Seven of the twenty nominated boats were available: Arcona 430, Bavaria 43 Cruiser, Delphia 26, Finngulf 43, Jeanneau Sun Odyssey 30, Najad 505 and Saffier 26. See the first impressions on YACHT tv.

The final test: The votings for the European Yacht of the Year

In Barcelona, the candidates had to undergo a final test.

In this third part of our series on the European Yacht of the Year selection process, we show you how the journalists from Europe’s leading sailing magazines take a final, decisive look at the nominated boats.

European Yacht of the Year – The first tests

The first tests of this world-renowned shootout of the best took place in the North Sea in September. Sailing-Films.com was there.

What is most important for the jury?  Why do the 11 partner magazines take one whole week during the Sea Trials in Ijmuiden and Barcelona to intensively sail and survey the 20 candidates?  What are the crew’s first impressions? Find out in the big Sailing-Films.com feature…