Boat of the Year 2025 Entry

Information about entering the Sailing World Boat of the Year 2025 awards.

Welcome to Sailing World’s 2025 Boat of the Year!

The editors of Sailing World are calling for entries for their 2024 Boat of the Year Awards. If you’re launching a new sailboat model into the North American market, we invite you to join the industry’s most respected testing and awards program. Boat inspections and sea trials will take place in October 2024 during and immediately following the United States Sailboat Show in Annapolis, Maryland.

To submit your Boat of the Year entry: Please download the entry and liability form, and complete them thoroughly. Once complete, return them as PDF files by email to

In the entry form, we ask you about your boat. This includes the boat’s dimensions in imperial units (feet, inches, pounds), as well as detailed information about systems and components. We also ask for supporting documents (e.g., design drawings and photos), all of which are essential for the judges to accurately assess your boat.

Download Entry & Liability Form

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If you have any questions please don’t hesitate to contact Dave Reed, 401-835-4435
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