The Garcia Explocat 52, the ultimate aluminium exploration catamaran, whose first unit was launched in July 2020, was nominated to take part to 2021 European Yacht of the Year Award in the Bluewater Cruiser category.
“This the most important, influential and most widely communicated boatbuilding prize worldwide. Often referred to as the „Oscar“ of yachting it reaches an international audience of several million sailing enthusiasts, boat owners and industry executives”, as mentioned on the the EYOTY website.
“Initiated by German sail magazine YACHT it was first presented at boot Düsseldorf in 2004. Today 12 magazines from all over Europe make up the jury, each of them the leading voice in their respective countries and respected beyond national borders”, is it explained on the same website.
The award team should meet and test the nominated boats in La Rochelle at the beginnong of October. We’ll of course let you informed of this topic.
More info about Garcia Explocat 52 here.