Award Nominations & Winners
EYACHTS BRAND FINALISTS
It is always a great feeling when the brands that we represent get nominated and win awards. In 2020 the Pardo 38 won the European Motor Boat and the Axopar 28 has just been crowned with the Boating Award and in 2021 the Axopar 37 has been nominated for European Motor Boat of the Year as well as Motorboat and Yachtings award, along with the Pardo 50 and Sirena 88.
2020 WINNER – AXOPAR 28 CABIN
EUROPEAN POWER BOAT AWARD – UP TO 14M
2020 WINNER – PARDO 38
2021 NOMINEE – AXOPAR 37 CROSS CABIN
Being nominated alone means that the yacht is one of the most promising new innovations for the upcoming boating season 2021. The European Powerboat of the Year is the most thorough competition there is for production yachts. The criteria that the jury bases their evaluation on space between value for money, performance and innovation. The spirit is to award the models that carry on valuable features, regardless of the brand or the market diffusion.
MOTORBOAT AND YACHTING
After much deliberation, the judges have narrowed down the list of finalists for the 2021 Motor Boat Awards….
You can be certain that every boat in our shortlist of finalists has earned its place. They have all been thoroughly sea trialled by Motorboat & Yachtings world-class team of highly experienced, impartial boat testers.
Sportscruisers up to 40ft
AXOPAR 37 REVOLUTION
There had to have been some head-scratching when the Axopar team decided to create the 37 2.0. To say the original was successful is quite the understatement; it sold in its thousands, scooped up armfuls of awards and delighted pretty much every journo who had a go behind the wheel.
How on earth do you improve on that? Well Motorboat and Yachting certainly think they did…
Sportscruisers over 40ft
The flagship of the classy Pardo range dreams of sun-drenched bays and warm evenings.
The 50 is the ultimate expression of what Pardo stands for, with the main deck that, purely from gazing over it, transports you to a sun-drenched anchorage and coaxes visions of lazing about in the sun and diving off its enormous bathing platform into the clear blue water.
The Sirena 88 boasts presence, volume and a master suite to die for.
Most boatyards have an urge to build ever-larger craft is often explained in economic terms, it is easier to make a profit on a big boat than a little one, there is also the holy grail aspect to consider – the conviction that the design of the next model up will have none of the drawbacks of the previous one. The Sirena 88 is unique from the smaller models in the range.
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2.5 hours’ drive South of Sydney lies the immaculate Jervis Bay. Renowned for its white-sand beaches, this popular regional destination garners much interest from those seeking a taste of heaven within striking distance of Sydney.
With the Axopar 22 in tow, Joe and Bianca took to the open road to explore this stunning Marine Park from the comfort of their own vessel.
With the Axopar 22 Spyder, 28 T-Top and 37 Cross Cabin all lined up at our office at the Spit the team could not resist a cheeky burn around the iconic Sydney Harbour.
When taking out the boat he further discusses how to optimise the trim and why Axopar is the ultimate performer on the water.
Andrew, was looking for “the perfect boat for entertaining family and friends on Sydney Harbour. A boat that was beautifully designed and constructed and at the same time very simple to operate… I love the elegant design of the boat and the quality of the build. It looks stunning.”