For the 7th year in a row, we’re proud to present the Adriatic Boat of the Year Awards.
An expert international panel of judges will nominate and award the best boats navigating the Adriatic last season. All boats manufactured and presented in the Adriatic region from January 1st 2017 to March 31st 2018 are eligible to win.
The judging panel will assign points, from 1 to 10, to the nominated boats, and award first place to the boat with the highest score. In cases where more than one boat from the same category shares the same number of points, the jury will conduct further scoring to pick a winner.
Categories for award nominations are following:
1. CRUISER UP TO 40 FEET
2. CRUISER OVER 41 UP TO 60 FEET
3. PERFORMANCE UP TO 40 FEET
4. PERFORMANCE OVER 41 UP TO 60 FEET
5. SAILBOAT OVER 60 FEET
1. SAILING MULTIHULLS
2. MOTOR MULTIHULLS
2. SPORT MOTORBOAT UP TO 20 FEET
3. SPORT MOTORBOAT OVER 21 UP TO 40 FEET
4. MOTOR YACHT UP TO 40 FEET
5. MOTOR YACHT OVER 41 UP TO 50 FEET
6. MOTOR YACHT FROM 51 TO 60 FEET
7. MOTOR YACHT FROM 61 TO 80 FEET
8. MOTOR YACHT OVER 81 FEET
ADRIATIC PRODUCT OF THE YEAR – motorboat or sailing boat manufactured in the Adriatic region
(Cro, It, Mn, Si, Srb)
ADRIATIC NAUTICAL PROJECT OF THE YEAR innovations, new technologies, ecology etc.
AWARD IN ENVIRONMENTAL AWARENESS – to recognize outstanding contributions made toward the protection, conservation, and improvement of Adriatic’s natural resources.
Scoring system: from 1 point to 10 points; every jury member can assign a boat the appropriate number of points, thus it is not necessary that the best in the category receives 10 points. The highest number of points equals 1st place etc. In case two or more boats from the same category share the same number of points, the jury will conduct a parallel scoring among nominees with the same score from the first round of voting.
JURY OF EXPERTS 2018
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