Sail Magazine has announced its winners for Best Boat of the Year 2012. Included are a cat with two cockpits, another cat with two tillers, a variable-displacement daysailer and a pair of red-hot raceboats.
And for those want a daysailer that's easy to handle, check out the BayCruiser 20 from the UK. For great accommodations, check out the the crowd-pleasing Com-Pac CP 23 Pilothouse, a diminutive 23-footer with a tall pilothouse that wowed the visitors at the Annapolis Boat Showtopper this fall. See the full list and links below.
Flagship Monohull: Passport Vista 545 CC
Cruising Monohull Under 50ft: Bavaria Cruiser 45
Cruising Multihull Under 50ft: Leopard 44
Performance 30ft and Under: VX One Design
Performance 30ft and Over: Farr 400 One Design
Daysailer: BayRaider 20
Accommodations: Com-Pac CP 23 Pilothouse
Systems: Southerly 49
Deck and Cockpit: Outremer 49