Cormate is proud to announce that Super Utility 23 has been nominated for the European Powerboat of the Year Award 2017.
Each year Europe’s best in the boating industry are rewarded with the "Oscars of watersports“: The international “European Powerboat of the Year” Awards. The expert panel consists of editors-in-chief of Europe’s top eight motorboat magazines - Bådnyt (Norway), BoatMag (Italy), Boote (Germany), Marina.ch (Switzerland), Motorboot (The Netherlands), Nautica y Yates (Spain), Neptune (France) and Yacht Revue (Austria). The jury nominated 24 new boats in five classes: up to 25 feet, up to 35 feet, up to 45 feet, over 45 feet and the Displacement class, where length is of no importance.
Being nominated alone means that yacht is one of the most promising new innovations for the upcoming water sports season 2017. All of the 25 boats that were nominated have undergone extensive tests. The European Powerboat of the Year is the most thorough competition there is for production yachts.
The criteria which the jury bases their evaluation on space between value for money, performance, innovation. The spirit is to award the models that carry on valuable features, regardless of the brand or the market diffusion. That is why there’s five categories by length, so the large and famous motor yachts can’t overshadow smaller or less popular boats which still offer peculiar traits.
The winner will be announced at the Flagship-Night on the 21 of January 2017 during the Boat Show in Dusseldorf.