Already the end of the year and there are only a few weeks left before the sailing lovers discover which
will be the best boat of 2022.
The Annapolis Show in Maryland, as it’s known, has become an institution in the sailing community. For
more than 50 years sailors have flocked to historic downtown Annapolis to see the newest boats, the
latest equipment, and to meet the most knowledgeable people in the industry.
At the same time it’s during this worldwide event that “Cruising world” the famous online magazine
announced its roster of nominees.
The annual awards, selected by an independent judging team, recognize the best new production cruising
boats and multihulls laid out and equipment for coastal and offshore sailing and voyaging.
The judges had a close look at the nominees on the dock during the U.S. Sailboat Show. The on-water
testing for the awards takes place on the Chesapeake Bay.
October 20,2021. “Cruising world” announced the nominees for the best sailboat for 2022 are:
- Balance 482
- Bali Catspace
- Bali 4.6
- Bavaria C38
- Beneteau First 27
- Cigale 16
- CNB 66
- Contest 67
- Seawind 1600
- Dufour 470
- Dufour 61
- Elan GT6
- Fountaine Pajot Isla40
- Fountaine Pajot Samana59
- Grand Soleil 44
- Hallberg-Rassy 340
- Hylass 57
- J/Boat J9
- Jeanneau Sun Odyssey 380
- Jeanneau Yacht 60
- Kinetic Catamarans KC54
- Lagoon Sixty5
- Leopard 42
- Royal Cape Majestic 530
- Salona 46
- Tartan 245
- Voyage 590
- Xquisite X5 Plus.
No less than 4 boats of which Yacht Sourcing is the representative in Indonesia are present in the list :
Fountaine Pajot and Dufour. Two for each brand, which demonstrates the recognition of the marine
industry, for these two jewels of the sea are represented by Yacht Sourcing, the trusted partner in
So let’s wait for January 2022, and wish “Bonne Chance” to Fountaine Pajot and Dufour for the award.