Tuesday, December 22, 2009

FIRST 40 WINS SAILING WORLD BOAT OF THE YEAR AWARD-"Best Crossover"


The Farr Designed First 40

Beneteau USA, Inc.
1313 West Highway 76
Marion, SC 29571
Phone (843) 629-5300
Fax (843) 629-5309


PRESS RELEASE


Contact: Erika Gay
Phone: (843) 629-5300


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 4 P.M. EDT, December 22, 2009


FIRST 40 WINS BOAT OF THE YEAR AWARD

MARION, SC, DECEMBER 22, 2009: The First 40 was awarded Boat of the Year
by Sailing World Magazine for Best Crossover. Sailing World Magazine announced the best in boatbuilding for 2010 with its 26th annual Boat of the Year Awards. The results will be featured in Sailing World’s January 2010 issue.


An independent panel of experts inspected and tested the 14 nominated boats
during the U.S. Sailboat Show in Annapolis earlier this year. Decisions were based on extensive inspections and sea trials of the boats. Taking home the honor for the Best Crossover was the Beneteau First 40.


For the complete story visit http://www.sailingworld.com/sailboats/boat-of-the-year/announcing-2010-boty-winners--1000079557.html


For more information about the First 40 please visit http://www.beneteauusa.com/














Main Salon on the New First 40




Ample Cockpit with removeable lockers

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