The Best Sportboat category emphasizes all-out performance in a team-oriented raceboat. The boats considered in this category were the J/145, Schock 40, and the Sydney 38. The winner of this category goes to a boat, whose sailing qualities had our judges proclaiming, " flat out rips up, down and across the wind." The Best Sportboat award goes to the Schock 40, built by W.D. Schock Corp.