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September 11, 2019

BOAT & FUN BERLIN proudly presents the finalists of the Best of Boats Award 2019

The 22 BOB Award finalists were announced yesterday at the Cannes Yachting Festival. The awards will be presented on 21 November at BOAT & FUN BERLIN 2019.

Berlin, 11 September 2019– “And the winner is…“. On 21 November at BOAT & FUN BERLIN 2019 the winners of the Best of Boats Award will receive their prizes. During the course of the water sports season in 2019 18 international jury members tested over 150 new boats. Yesterday at the Cannes Yachting Festival the finalists of the boat competition were announced. During their tests of the industry’s latest products the jury took prospective boat owners’ needs into account, and the various different BOB categories meant that they also covered every aspect of motorboat use. 22 boats in five categories were nominated.

Red carpet for 22 nominated boats
The red carpet will be rolled out for the 22 finalists at the presentation of the Best of Boats Award on the Berlin Exhibition Grounds. French boatbuilders are particularly prominent this year, with eight nominations among the finalists. After testing the boats the jury made the following nominations:

Bayliner VR6 (USA)
Quicksilver Activ 675 (USA)
Silver Tiger (Finland)
V Boats Voyager 700 Open (Russia)

Beneteau Barracuda 9 (France)
Jeanneau Merry Fisher 605 Marlin (France)
V Boats Fishpro 54 (Russia)
Wellcraft 352 Fisherman (USA)

Jeanneau NC 37 (France)
Marex 360 CC (Norway)
Marian M800 (Austria)
Parker 790 Explorer (Poland)
Sealine C 390 (Germany) 

Beneteau Flyer 8 Sundeck (France)
Frauscher 1414 Demon Air (Austria)
Greenline Neo (Slovenia)
Pardo 50 (Italy)
Zodiac Medline 7.5 (France)

Bali 4.3 MY (France)
Fountaine Pajot MY 40 (France)
Prestige 590 (France)
Silent Yachts 55 (Austria)

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BOAT & FUN BERLIN exhibits an impressive range of models and brands in the heart of Europe, ranging from modern motorboats, spectacular yachts to stylish classic boats. This is an end-of-season event for water sports enthusiasts to enjoy, where they can also find out about the latest trends for next year. Wakeboarding, diving, fly-fishing, standup paddleboarding yoga, kayaking and canoeing are among the many water sports activities that can be tested live at the show.