Nominations HISWA Boat of the Year 2019 announced

The professional jury of the HISWA Boat of the Year 2019 has determined the nominated motorboats and sailing boats. The jury made a shortlist from a long list of registered new pleasure boats. In a second round, the jury assessed the boats on the basis of design, innovative character and the extent to which the vessel fits the target group.

Nominated motorboats
Atlantic A500 Convertible, Vedette Navigator 35 and Domani chase boat.

Nominated sailboats
Beneteau Oceanis 30.1, Viko S35 and Fountaine Pajot Astréa 42.

Jury Chairman Jeroen van den Heuvel: “The number of applications from the sector this year was significantly higher than in previous years. With the applications from the trade press, a list was created to be proud of. After careful selection in recent months, a shortlist was drawn up, in which almost all ships could be the winners. The final nominated vessels were discussed in detail”.

To be seen at the HISWA in the water
The nominated boats can be seen during HISWA in the water from 4 to 8 September 2019 in Batavia Haven in Lelystad.

The jury, consisting of water sports journalists from Dutch and Belgian water sports magazines, will once again test the nominated boats. The winners of the HISWA Motorboat of the Year 2019 and HISWA Sailboat of the Year 2019 will be announced during the first day of the HISWA in water.