SAIL’s 2014 Best Boat Winners

Vive la difference! For 2014, the boatbuilding industry has pulled out all the stops to create a fleet of new designs that is more diverse and creative than ever.  

By Nigel Calder, Adam Cort, Charles J. Doane, Tom Dove and David Schmidt 

 Flagship Monohull
Dufour Grand Large 500

Monohull 41-50ft
Alerion 41

Monohull 30-40ft

Catalina 275 Sport
Monohull 31-40ft

Beneteau Oceanis 38
Perform. Monohull under 30ft

Archambault 27
Perform. Monohull 31ft +

Xp 44

Paine 14

Far East 18/18R
Multihull Under 30ft

RS Cat 16
Multihull 31-40ft

Lagoon 39
Multihull 41-50ft

Atlantic 47
Flagship Multihull

Fountaine Pajot 67

Gunboat 60 


Gunboat 60


Gunboat 60


See all the nominees here