Cruising World 2005 Boat of the Year Nominees

After evaluations conducted by CW's Boat of the Year panel at the Newport Boat Show in Rhode Island and at the U.S. Sailboat Show in Annapolis, Maryland, these monohulls and multihulls emerged as nominees in six categories for the 2005 awards.

Production Cruisers Under 40 Feet

Hunter 33
Beneteau 343
Hunter 38
Dufour 385

Production Cruisers 40 to 45 Feet

Jeanneau Sun Odyssey 40.3
Impression 434 by Elan
Catalina Morgan 440
Bavaria 42 Cruiser

Production Cruisers 45 to 50 Feet

Island Packet 445
Dehler 47
Grand Soleil 50
Jeanneau Sun Odyssey 49 DS

Performance Cruisers

Finngulf 37
Sabre 386
X-40
Saga 409
Beneteau First 44.7

Multihulls 40 Feet and Under

Admiral 38
Maxim 380
Moorings 4000

Multihulls Over 40 Feet

Maine Cat 41
Aeroyacht H42
Lagoon 440
Dolphin 460