On April 20, 2018, Sail America announced The Pacific Sail & Power Boat Show Best in Show Awards at an Exhibitor Breakfast at Craneway Pavilion in Richmond where over 160 exhibits and in-water displays at Marina Bay were contenders during the Judging on April 19. Leading up to the awards, Sally Helme, Group Publisher of the Sailing Division of Bonnier Corp, presented a State of the Industry Update, along with Sail America’s Update by Katie Kelly, Association Manager.
Best in Show winner Jeanneau America, an international powerboat and sailboat dealership with a team of world-renowned designers, has various models of the Sun Odyssey on display at their welcoming in-water exhibit.
Best in Show Water Display Award goes to Silver Seas, an exclusive dealer for Cruisers and Princess Yachts in California, the Pacific Northwest and the Southwest, has an exciting fleet of boats on display and even a 1985 luxury Princess yacht for special tours.
Best in Show Booth Display – 200 sq. ft. & Under Award goes to 727 Sailbags, creators of stylish and unique bags made from a variety of recycled materials, including genoa, mainsail, gennaker or spinnaker sailcloth.
Best in Show Booth Display – Over 200 sq. ft. Award was given to Helly Hansen, a Norwegian producer of gear and textiles for sailing, skiing, outdoor hiking, worksites and more – from hi-tech jackets to unique backpacks.
The show features new and exciting sail and power boats, marine products, and includes seminars, hands-on training, after parties, a helicopter rescue demo and more. The show is open April Thursday 19 through Sunday, April 22 with hours Friday and Saturday 10 am to 6 pm and Sunday 10 am to 5 pm. Details online at http://www.PacificBoatShow.com
Pacific Sail & Power Boat Show is produced by Sail America, the trade association for the U.S. sailing industry and dedicated to promoting the health and growth of sailing.
Contact: Mary Lou Thiercof, SF on the Bay
Phone: (510) 336-1047