Friday, November 19, 2010

Best Sailboats Announced

Sail Magazine’s 2011 Awards for the Best Boats
Presto 30, Cruising Monohull Under 50ft. Source: SAIL

SAIL Magazine has announced the Best Boats Awards for 2011 in the December issue of their publication. According to their press release about the awards, the magazine's judges pored over the Best Boats nominees on the docks at the recent Newport and Annapolis boat shows, and tested many of the finalists before choosing the winners. Wouldn’t that be a great job!

Here are SAIL Magazine’s recipients of the 2011 Best Boats awards:

• Most Innovative Systems:     Beneteau Sense 50
• Flagship Multihull:     Gunboat 66
• Flagship Monohull:     Southerly 57RS
• Cruising Multihull:     Discovery 50
• Cruising Accommodations:     Discovery 50
• Cruising Monohull Under 50 feet:     Presto 30
• Performance, 30 feet and Over:     Beneteau First 30
• Performance, 30 feet and Under:     X-Treme 25
• Small Boat Under 25 feet:     K650
• Best Dinghy:     Taz
• Deck and Cockpit:     J/111
• The Green Award:     Hunter 27E 

You can see more about the winners and all the finalists, including many video reviews, at SAIL Magazine’s website or in their December issue which is out now.

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