Sail magazine announces 2019 Best Boats awards

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Sail magazine has named the winners of its 2019 Best Boats Awards in its December issue.

“Once again, the boatbuilding industry has proved to be nothing less than amazing in the way it never seems to run out of fresh ideas, something that is readily apparent in Sail’s Best Boats contest,” Adam Cort, executive editor of Sail, said in a statement. “As always, congratulations not just to this year’s Best Boats winner, but to an entire industry that simply refuses to rest on its laurels. I’m already looking forward to seeing what’s next.”

This year’s judges included Cort, Sail’s cruising editor Charles J. Doane, the magazine’s charter editor Zuzana Prochazka, veteran boat reviewer Tom Dove and Sail contributing editor Tom Hale.

The winners of SAIL's 2019 Best Boats Awards are as follows:

For online coverage, including editorial video of some of the winners, visit