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2017 ADRIATIC BOAT OF THE YEAR AWARD

adriatic-boat-of-the-year-2016-2INTERNAUTICA is the most important Adriatic International Boat Show, dedicated to promote the Marine lifestyle, Boating and supporting the environment ecological awareness among the general public.

During last 22 years, INTERNAUTICA established itself as an internationally recognised brand, offering global and local overview of the nautical market and simultaneously provide all exhibitors the best environment possible for exhibiting their products and services. The 2017 annual Boat Show edition will take place from May 4th till 7th, 2017 at the well-known and pleasant exhibition site of Marina Portoroz in the coast of Slovenia.

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Adriatic Boat of the Year Award selection, produced by Internautica Boat Show, More Magazine from Croatia, Yachts Croatia, Navtika Plus Magazine from Slovenia, Barche Magazine from Italy and Nauticki Magazin from Serbia and Monte Negro, will be organized for the fifth year in a row and according to the international jury of experts, best and most innovative boats and maritime projects aditionally reflecting the spirit of the Adriatic Aquatorium will be awarded.

Adriatic Boat of the Year 2017 selection includes all boats and Yachts manufactured and presented in the Adriatic region in a period from January, 1st 2016 till April, 30th 2017.

Categories for award nominations are following:

Sailing Boats:
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
6. DAYSAILER
7. MULTIHULLS

Motor Boats:
1. DINGHY
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 OVER 61 FEET

Special Categories:

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 2016

Nikola Orešković
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Independent designer and project manager, once employed with the Croatian Brodarski institut and Elan Power line boats. Author of numerous projects, among others Adriana 36.
Braslav Karlić
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Founder and editor-in-chief of the oldest and most renowned Croatian boating magazine. He sails on both motor and sailing boats.
Vedran Rožić
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Executive editor with More magazine, in charge of sailing and motor boat tests. In the last five years only, he sailed on more than a hundred different boats.
Darko Šupuk
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Editor in chief and publisher of Yachts Croatia, the leading yachting and lifestyle magazine in the Adriatic region. Former member of the World Yachts Trophies jury, editor of Nautica magazine (Croatian edition) and head of marketing for Salona yachts, Mr. Šupuk is an accomplished competitive sailor (multiple champion of Croatia in various dinghies and big boats, winner of European Championship medals, ranking among the top ten on the World match racing tour and third in the RC 44 World Tour), also the journalist who writes tests and reviews personally on motor and sailing yachts.
Francesco Michienzi
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Since 2002 he has been editor in chief of the international boating magazine BARCHE. In 2014 he was responsible for the boating specials in the Il Giornale newspaper. From 2011 to 2013 he was responsible for the boating specials in the Il Sole 24 Ore newspaper. From 2000 to 2002 he was the editor in chief for the environmental magazine Aqua.
From 1997 to 2002 he was the editor in chief of Caravan e Camper magazine. In 1996 he became editor in chief of Entro e Fuoribordo magazine. From 1995 to 1996 he wrote some articles and carried out boat trials for Nautica magazine
Luca Sordelli
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Luca Sordelli, born in 1966, is a yachting journalist with 25 years experience. He has always been a sea and boat enthusiast. At the moment he works for the BARCHE magazine. In the past he collaborated with several boating magazines and he wrote the book “Men and boats, the story of pleasure boating in Italy”. Over time he has specialized in boat tests and technical editorials. He also works with Wired.it, La Gazzetta dello Sport.
Niccolo Volpati
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I’ve been a journalist for almost 20 years and I have worked for different boating magazines. For 5 years I’ve been exclusively involved in BARCHE. In my work I have tested a lot of power and sail boats of different kinds and sizes: from the smallest ones to the gigayachts. My best sailing is the one I have yet to do.
Ljubiša Jovanović
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Multihull fan in Nauticki magazin editorial team. However, he is an expert in so many fields, so it is not suprise to meet him in airplane cabine on your flight. And he is excellent cook!
Dejan Despotović
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He adores sea and boats, motor boats or sailing yachts – doesn’t matter. In Nauticki magazin team he brings experience, laugh and great knowledge about wine. Perfect cook as well.
Dejan Vlaškalić
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Founder and editor in chief of Nauticki magazin, distributed in Serbia and Montenegro since 2004. He first looks at the boat interior and floor plan, no matter of size and luxury. He knows nothing about cooking.
Andrej Justin
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Marine architect, author of projects, such as: Elan 23WA, Justin Ten, Maxi Jena, RC44 etc. He graduated from Westlaw Institute of Marine Technology, USA. He currently works in Slovenia.
Dejan Ravter
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Editor-in-chief with Navtika plus magazine, an experienced journalist and editor of nautical magazines. The one with the most experience in sailing and motorboats in Slovenia.
Jurij Korenc
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CEO at Studio 37, former President of IFBSO and Executive Director of the International Boat Show Internautica, with thirty years of experience in boating and navigation. A recognized expert and consultant in marketing and development of nautical brands.

2017 ADRIATIC BOAT OF THE YEAR – WINNERS

SAILING BOATS
MOTOR BOATS
SPECIAL CATEGORIES

2017 ADRIATIC BOAT OF THE YEAR – NOMINEES

SAILING BOATS
CRUISER UP TO 40 FEET

Focus 750

Ikone 750

RM970

Salona380

Sunbeam 22.1

CRUISER OVER 41 UP TO 60 FEET

Allures 45.9

Bavaria C57

Dufour 56 Exclusive

Elan GT5

Hallberg Rassy 44

Hanse 588

Jeanneau 51

Najad 450cc

PERFORMANCE UP TO 40 FEET

Dehler 34

Ofcet 32

Pogo 36

Reacher 780

PERFORMANCE OVER 41 UP TO 60 FEET

Azuree 41

GrandSoleil 58

Nautor ClubSwan50

Solaris55

SWAN 54

X Yachts X4n3

SAILBOAT OVER 60 FEET

Advanced A80

BeneteauOceanisYacht 62

Contest 67CS

Dufour 63 Exclusive

Euphoria 68

Hanse 675

Mylius 76DS

Oyster 675

DAYSAILER

Bihan 650

DeCesari_R 30

L30class

Nuva MS6

SCOW FR18

Tofinou10c

MULTIHULLS

Bali 4.0 Lounge

BavariaNautitechFly46

Corsair 760

Lagoon Seventy7

Outremer 4X

Tricat 30

Xquisite X5

MOTOR BOATS
DINGHY

AB Jet 445

Almar 820

Capelli Tempest 40

Grand G580

Joker Clubman 35

LTN 34 Diamond

Marlin 790 Dynamic

Saver MG 820

Solemar 35 Open

Williams Minijet 280

ZAR 85 SL

SPORT MOTORBOAT UP TO 20 FEET

Bayliner VR6

Faster 545

Quicksilver 505 Open

Sea Ray SPX 190

Slomotion 5

SPORT MOTORBOAT OVER 21 UP TO 40 FEET

Atlantic Adventure 780

Axopar 37

Bella 700 Raid

Beneteau Antares 7

Beneteau Antares 8

Chris Craft 32 Launch 32 Heritage Edition

Grandezza 25S

Invictus 280 CX

Invictus 370 GT

Jeanneau Cap Camarat 6.5 BR

Quicksilver 755 Activ Weekend

Rivamare

Sea Ray 350 SLX

Sea Ray SLX 400

XO Cruiser

XO DFNDR

MOTOR YACHT UP TO 40 FEET

Bavaria E40 sedan fly

Bavaria R40 coupe fly

Beneteau swift trawler 30

Galeon 360 Fly

Greenline 36 Hybrid

Innovezione e Progetti 35 Open

Jeanneau Leader 30

Jeanneau Leader 33

Marex 310 Sun Cruiser

Princess V40

MOTOR YACHT OVER 41 UP TO 50 FEET

Ferretti Yachts 450

Fountaine Pajot MY 44

Frauscher 1414 Demon

Jetten Beach 45

Princess 49 Fly

MOTOR YACHT FROM 51 TO 60 FEET

Absolute 50 Fly

Arcadia Sherpa

Cranchi E 52F Evoluzione

Fairline Squadron 53

Pershing 5X

Sunseeker Manhattan 52

MOTOR YACHT OVER 61 FEET

Adler Suprema 76

Amer 100

Custom Line Navetta 37

Elling E6

Ferretti Yachts 850

Monte Carlo Yachts 80

Princess 30M

Riva 76 Bahamas

San Lorenzo SL78

Sirena Yacht 64

Sunseeker 116 Yacht

Sunseeker Manhattan 66

SPECIAL CATEGORIES
ADRIATIC PRODUCT OF THE YEAR | motorboat or sailing boat manufactured in the Adriatic region (ITA, SLO, CRO, MN)

Adler Suprema 76

Betinska gajeta 700

Elan GT5

Fisherman 36 Adria Mar

Grand Soleil 58

Greenline 36 Hybrid

Kuster 70

Reacher 780

Salona 380

Slomotion 5

Solaris 55

ADRIATIC NAUTICAL PROJECT OF THE YEAR | innovations, new technologies, ecology etc.

Adler Suprema 76

AWARD IN ENVIRONMENTAL AWARENESS – to recognize outstanding contributions made toward the protection, conservation, and improvement of Adriatic’s natural resources.

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