The contestants in the category up to 8 m for the 2020 European Powerboat Award are set:

Beneteau Flyer 7 SUNdeck ● Boston Whaler 160 Super Sport ● Candela Seven ● Jeanneau Merry Fisher 695 (Série 2) ● Silver Tiger DCz.

The contestants of this category are considered as entry-level boats. Important aspects of this category are: price to quality ratio, simple driving quality as well as security aspects. Another important aspect for the decision finding of the jury members is the simple and easy transport on the road.

The announcement of this year’s winners, will take place during the Flagship-Night on the first evening of the Boot Düsseldorf (18.-26.01.2020).  

Beneteau Flyer 7 SUNdeck

The Flyer 7 is conspicuously sporty and energetic. You have a choice of two versions of upholstery: standard (with stainless steel pulpits) or Elegance (with black pulpits). The console has a wraparound windshield and hand rails which make movements on the two symmetrical side decks much safer. The Flyer 7 SUNdeck  is perfect for coastal cruising.
It has a large sunbathing area, below which is a cabin equiped with a double berth, storage, toilets, and furniture with a fridge in option.

For further information, please feel free to visit the webpage of the manufacturer​.

Technical information:

Length: 6,41 m ● Beam: 2,45 m ● Fuel capacity: 170 l ● Engines: up to 200 HP ● Crew: up to 8 ●  CE-Category: C 

 
Boston Whaler 160 Super Sport

The all-new 160 Super Sport makes every outing safer, more comfortable and more fun. Marking a keel-up redesign for Boston Whaler’s popular Super Sport series, the 160 delivers effortless operation, low-maintenance durability and a smart, spacious layout. Exciting new features include dual aft swim platforms, a lockable storage compartment in the front of the console, and a stylish new rear-accent hull color.

For further information, please feel free to visit the webpage of the manufacturer​.

Technical information:

Length: 4,93 m ● Beam: 2,08 m ● Draft: 0.25 m ●  Weight (Dry, no engine): 480 kg ● Fuel Capacity: 49 - 71 l ● Engine: 75 -90 HP ● Crew: up to 6  ● CE-Category: C

Candela Seven

With experience from fighter jet and traffic airplane design, we were able to make Candela Seven extremely light while maintaining a high impact integrity. Obviously the material is carbon fibre without exception. Well, we could not resist the beauty of wood why all boats are equipped with teak deck. A large inverted π-foil close to centre of gravity and a small T-foil in the aft. Integrated 12 inch multi touch screen for all navigation, speed and consumption data as well as the control of navigation lights, bilge pumps and 8 years capacity warranty on battery - replaced if capacity drops below 80%.

For further information, please feel free to visit the webpage of the manufacturer.

Technical information:

Length: 7,70 m ● Beam: 2,4 m ● Weight: 1300 kg ● Draft: 0,4m with foil retracted, 1,2m with foils extended ● Top Speed: 30 kn ● Efficient: 19 - 23 kn ● Min foiling speed: 17 kn  Range: >50 NM 

Jeanneau Merry Fisher 695 (Série 2)

The Jeanneau Merry Fisher 695 (Série 2) can boast of building on the success of the first MERRY FISHER 695, of which over 1400 boats have been sold since September of 2014! This model offers all the strengths of her predecessor, while benefiting from the most recent innovations of the line. With her stable and generously sized tapered V-shaped hull, the Jeanneau Merry Fisher 695 (Série 2) has no need to further prove her seaworthy qualities. The model delivers excellent performance and just the right engine power to offer lowmaintenance and low fuel consumption at an affordable cost.
For further information, please feel free to visit the webpage of the manufacturer​.

Technical information:

Length: 6,71 m ● Beam: 2,54 m● Weight: 1625 kg ● Fuel capacity: 170 l ● CE-Category: C

 
Silver Tiger DCz

Silver Tiger DCz is the smallest of the new, pure fiberglass Silver Z models. The hull is, as familiar from the larger fiberglass models, designed utilizing the unique Swedish Petestep® technology. The design is made by Norwegian design agency Eker Design AS.

As its big sister Raptor, also Tiger DCz features a front cabin, which invites you to spend summer nights on-board the boat. The cabin has berths for two adults, and space for a chemical toilet, which is sold separately. The cabin mattresses and carpet is of course included in the boat's standard price.

For further information, please feel free to visit the webpage of the manufacturer​.

Technical information:

Length: 6.06 m ● Beam: 2,36 m ● Weight: 1150 kg ● Crew: 8 ● Engine: 115 - 150 hp ● Top Speed: 40 kn (Crew: 2) ● CE-Category: C