One of the most prestigious awards ceremonies in the yachting calendar, the European Yacht of the Year returns in 2023 for a bumper 20th anniversary celebration and will be picking the best yachts in a variety of categories once more.

Yachting World has been the British representative on the judging panel since the European Yacht of the Year awards began in 2004, and we’re proud to partner with them for this year’s awards, which will announce the winners at the annual awards ceremony on Saturday 21st January 2023.

Follow the links below to see our coverage of the 2023 European Yacht of the Year finalists:

Best performance cruiser

Elan E6
Beneteau First 36
Grand Soleil 40
Italia Y 12.98
Solaris 50

Best luxury cruiser

Oceanis Yachts 60
Oyster 495
Ice 62 Targa

Best family cruiser

Bente 28
Dufour 37
Linjett 39

Best multihull

Excess 14
FP Aura 51
Lagoon 50
Nautitech 44 Open
Balance 482
Catana OC
C-Cat 48

Best special yacht

Astus 22.5
EcoRacer 25
Ace 30

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