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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

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There is a growing number of sailors who want to go further and challenge 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?

Event of the Year

Boat shows, regattas, races and more – where memories are made! This category is packed with great contenders for your votes.

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 facilities, warm welcomes and options for sailors.

Sailor of the Year

There was no shortage of great sailing performances this year, from pros and amateur club sailors. Which was the best?

Youth Sailor of the Year

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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 launched this past year?

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 the year’s clothing innovations. Can you choose the best?

Outstanding Achievement of the Year

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