European Yacht of the Year nomination for RS21
Published 10:14 on 15 Aug 2018
The EYOTY award is the most important, influential and most widely communicated boatbuilding prize worldwide. Often referred to as the "Oscar" of yachting it reaches an international audience of several million sailing enthusiasts, boat owners and industry executives.
Initiated by German sail magazine YACHT it was first presented at boot Düsseldorf in 2004. Today 12 magazines from all over Europe make up the jury, each of them the leading voice in their respective countries and respected beyond national borders. With the RS21, RS Sailing has developed a 21-foot keelboat that combines sustainability, ease of use / ownership and great sailing characteristics all in one boat.
Sustainability: RS Sailing has committed to building the sustainability of its boats and operations. RS cares about the future of the planet and its oceans for the next generations of sailors. RS knows not everything that they do is perfect but continually try to move the industry forward.RS Sailing's sustainability focus has actively influenced the design, resulting in a boat built using eco-friendly materials, with multiple environmental attributes. It marks significant progress over previous generations. Following the testing of more sustainable composite materials, the RS21 incorporates eco-friendly materials into the construction. The hull is built using bio-derived resins and the core materials are made from re-cycled PET plastics – drinks bottles to you and me.
For more information, visit the dedicated RS21 page on the RS Sailing website - LINK HERE
Last updated 10:14 on 15 August 2018