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BOAT OF THE YEAR FINALISTS 2018

Simply put, Boating’s Boat of the Year is the boat that stands out in its category more than any other boat stands out in any other category.

In the same way that the MLB MVP selection process cannot directly compare pitchers and catchers and that the MPAA cannot compare best picture candidates in comedy to those in drama, cannot directly compare watersports

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