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Cruising Yacht of the Year

For heading across the channel and hopping across the coast of Europe or just weekends away with the family, these are the cruising boats that caught our eye this year.

Multihull of the Year

Multihulls are fast becoming the craft of choice for the cruising sailor wanting to get where they are going fast and with plenty of versatile accommodation options. Here’s our pick of the bunch launched in the last year.

Bluewater Cruiser of the Year

There is a growing number of sailors who want to go further and challenger themselves with some true offshore cruising. These are the boats that will best get you across the Atlantic, around a great cape or perhaps to the far north.

Performance Yacht of the Year

Out and out racers, as well as some that would suit cruising too. Can you pick your favourite performance yacht ?

Dinghy of the Year

Only two nominees this year, but two great dinghies for very different markets. Can you choose a winner?

Event of the Year

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Shows and regattas were hit hard in 2020, but either side of lockdown, the sailing world was buzzing with great events. Can you choose your favourite event of 2020?

Marina of the Year

Honouring the marinas which go above and beyond in their offering to the sailing community. Here we pick the marinas that provide the best on onshore facilities, warm welcomes and options for sailors.

Sailor of the Year

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Despite the restrictions, there was no shortage of great sailing performances to savour in 2020. Which was the best?

Youth Sailor of the Year

An impressive group of high-performing youth sailors, all deserving of praise, but can you pick a winner?

Equipment Innovation of the Year

Safety devices, high-tech plotters and clever stuff to make you go faster! What has been the best piece of equipment of 2020?

Clothing Innovation of the Year

We all know there is no such thing as bad weather, just the wrong kit. Here is our pick of 2020’s clothing innovations, aiming to make our sailing more comfortable, wherever we are in the world. Can you choose the best?

Outstanding Achievement of the Year

Those individuals or groups who deserve special credit for achievements on the water or ashore in 2020.