Shown for the first time at the Cannes Boat Show 2011, the Oceanis 45 has just been elected “European Sailboat of the Year” in the family cruiser category! This highly coveted title, also considered to be the “Oscar of the sailing industry,” is reattributed every year at Düsseldorf Boat Show in Germany. It is awarded by journalists representing 11 European sailing magazines and rewards the most innovative boats in their category.
This year, the election of the “European Yacht of the Year” was held on the evening of Saturday, 21 January 2012, after the annual presentation of the market research by the magazines Yacht and Boote.
Composition of the Cannes Boat Show 2011 judging panel:
France VOILE MAGAZINE
Italy FARE VELA
Czech Republic YACHTREVUE
England YACHTING WORLD