Excess 12 - Winning prizes all round the world!

Excess 12 - Winning prizes all round the world!

Wednesday 1st January 2020

This year 22 boats from 7 different countries gathered for a competition on Chesapeake Bay on the US East Coast, organized by the well-known American magazine Cruising World.  The aim of the event: to elect the best cruising boat of the year for 2020, in different categories. The choice of the best boat was defined according to several criteria: its cruising performance, its interior layout as well as its level of equipment for coastal and offshore sailing.

For this event, the Excess 12 was nominated in the category of cruising multihulls under 40 feet.

In strong winds, big gusts and torrential rain, this boat, with her unique lines and sailing qualities, managed to stand out from the crowd. As one of the only catamarans to brave the elements in 25 to 40 knot winds, the Excess 12 impressed the jury and achieved a winning performance.

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Hi Nigel...Got back safely about a week ago.Overall the yacht is great! Sails very well. Almost no slamming when going to windward even in a force 7 and kept a good 7 kts average. Also pretty dry. Down wind... well we clocked several 13 Kts + surfs going down the Corinth gulf in 30 kts of true wind Best regards from rainy cold Poros
- Richard (Jeanneau SO 409)

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