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12.02.2014

The Helsinki International Boat Show nominated Motor Boats and Sail Boat of the Show

The Helsinki International Boat Show nominated the recipients of its traditional boat awards. The Dehler 35 SQ was crowned Sail Boat of the Show. Motor Boats of the Show competed in three categories, with the Axopar 28 Open winning the title of best open motor boat, the Flipper 600 ST being awarded the nomination for shuttle and picnic boat and the Grandezza 40 Fly that of cabin cruiser. This was the 16th time the Motor and Sail Boats of the Show were nominated.

The nominations of the Motor Boat of Show and the Sail Boat of Show seek to advance the boating industry's development and give credit to companies for successful product development. The jury consisted of Senior Scientist Markku Hentinen from VTT, Chief Editor of Vene Magazine Ari Inkinen, Chief Editor of Kippari magazine Vesa Leppä, Development Manager Kimmo Patrakka from Trafi, chief editor of Venemestari magazine Jan Sjölund and Chief Editor of Frisk Bris magazine Kari Wilén.

For further information, please contact:

On the Helsinki International Boat Show: Messukeskus, Håkan Löfgren, Sales Manager, tel. +358 500 757 879,
Messukeskus, Communications Officer Teija Armanto, tel. +358 50 376 0804,

On the boats:
Sail Boat of Show: Dehler 35 SQ: Patrik Karlsson, +358 45 130 8574
Motor Boats of Show
Open Motor Boat of Show: Axopar 28 Open: Jan-Erik Viitala, +358 400 668765
Day Cruiser of Show: Flipper 600 ST: CEO Raimo Sonninen, Bella Boats Oy, tel. +358 400 672 414
Cabin Cruiser of Show: Grandezza 40 Fly: CEO Osmo Roukala, Oy Finn-Marin Ltd, tel. +358 400 562 008

For press images, visit the Finnish Fair Corporation image bank at http://mediabank.messukeskus.com

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