The Quicksilver Activ 605 Open won The Boat of the Year 2017 Award.
In total 15 new motor boats made it to the finals of the The Boat of the Year ceremony, most of them very interesting, but the Quicksilver Activ 605 Open beats its key rivals more convincingly in the key areas.
Many exceptional new boats varying in style and size ran for the Boat of the Year award, which makes the success of the Quicksilver Activ 605 Open all the more impressive.
The boat of the year awards is organised by Moteur Boat Magazine, France’s leading nautical magazine. A total of 15 out of 50 new motor boats made it to the finals with the finalists taking part in extensive testing over two days by both boating enthusiasts and marine experts.
Quicksilver Activ 605 Open won the overall Boat of the Year Award for its value, ease of use, safety onboard, and versatility making it ideal for leisurely days out with family and friends, and fishing trips.
Quicksilver Activ 605 (6.12 m) was showcased at London Boat Show (10 – 14 January) at ExCel London.
The deck transforms into the best possible place to spend some time off relaxing or fishing. A Mercury engine with up to 150 hp ensures safe navigation and a list of options adds even more to the fun on the water. A pivoting backrest provides smooth access to the large swim platforms. There, you’ll also find an integrated swim ladder. So it’s up to you. Dive in right away or stick to the gradual approach and go instep by step.
The 2 swivel seats allow the pilot and the co-pilot to turn towards their passengers and join in on a group conversation. The optional cockpit shower lets you freshen up after a swim. For the driver, the boat’s bicolour helm is equipped with integrated cup holders, a storage tray and a mounting space for a 7” GPS/chartplotter. The ski pole, to conclude, will also win over any water sports enthusiast.
The Activ 605 Open’s storage capacity is plentiful. On the bow, a console storage with premium finish inside holds the exterior table and the cushions. A laminated teak step in the console makes it easy to access the lower storage area as well. Other accessories, like the ski pole, the stern navigation light and the sun lounge extensions, also go in a dedicated storage space. Small ropes and other items are kept safe in the storage underneath the seating.
Here is the list of the 15 nominees and contenders for Motor Boat of the Year.
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