Most innovative boat of the year
The NEEL 45 received a new award as the most innovative boat of the Year from Cruising World.
“I want this on the record : Sailing this boat was the happiest sailing experience I had this entire contest” said Tim Murphy.
The BOTY awards recognize and honor the best new sailboat models introduced to the North American market. The new sailboat models were examined by special nominating panels, consisting of each magazine’s editors and select members of the judging panels. The nominated boats will now move on to the judging round. The Cruising World judges are focus on production boats laid out and equipped for coastal and offshore cruising and voyaging.
Cruising World nominated 24 boats, split into 7 categories:
THE NEEL 45 WINNER OF THE ARC 2015 !
Atlantic Rally crossing from Gran Canaria to Saint Lucia
The NEEL 45 “La Caravelle” arrived first of the Multihull division Saturday December 5th in Saint Lucia.
Second place Outremer 51 (+6h30) and third place Salina 48 (+33h).
It’s the first entry for the NEEL 45 in this race and first Victory!
NEEL Trimarans here-by confirms his leadership in Fast Cruising Multihull building.