AWARDS & REVIEWS

Axopar is well known for its hugely successful, multi-award winning range of premium motorboats. We have gathered some of the awards the brand has received and a wealth of reviews from the boating press.

Awards & Reviews

Awards and Nominations Testimonials Reviews and Tests

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The Axopar 28 T-Top announced as Japan’s ’Boat of the Year’!

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The Axopar 37 was awarded “Motor Boat of The Year 2017” in the category Sportsboats and RIBs in the 2017 Motor Boat Awards, considered the Oscars of the motor boat world!

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Axopar won the 2016 Boat Builder Awards for its International Distributor- & Dealer development.

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Axopar 28 - European Powerboat of the Year 2016 in the category up to 35 feet!

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The Axopar 28 range wins the prestigious “Motor Boat of The Year 2016” title!

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The Axopar 28 wins the “Best of Boats 2015” title in the category Best for Fun!

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Testimonials

In press and media

A floating limousine.

Soundings Online - July 2019

Axopar 28 is a magic carpet, under which the waves even out.

Total Vene, Finland, April 2019

Axopar certainly fulfils the role of a getaway craft in true James Bond style. It is super-fast, easy to maneuver and always easy to board with its self-draining walk-around cockpit.

Boat Sales, Australia, September 2018

85 Improvements for a boat that had already claimed numerous awards

Club Marine, Australia, August/September 2018

... It has done more to reignite the European sportsboat market than any other craft

Motorboat & Yachting, August 29, 2018

Personality is one among the main strengths of the new Axopar 37 Sun-Top, a completely different boat where economy and quality are surprisingly fused together in a really efficient way

Boatandboats Magazine, Italy, June 2018

Few boats offer such a smooth ride and such an easy point and shoot driving experience as the Axopar 37 Sun-Top

POWERBOAT & RIB MAGAZINE, UK, MAY 2018

With the 37, the Finnish builder has blended an aggressive look with an inviting cabin while staying true to the company’s philosophy of efficiency and performance

Yachts International, US, April 2018

If you want to have the most unique boat in the marina, exhilarating performance, and a smooth ride, this is a model you’ll definitely want to check out.

BOATS.COM, US, MARCH 2018

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Reviews and Tests

Short summaries of reviews from the boating press highlighting what they have complimented our boats on, based on their tests and sea trials. There are also full reviews available to read and video reviews to watch.

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Axopar 37 Cabin

A floating limousine

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Axopar 28 Cabin

One of the roughest conditions we have ever tested a boat in...

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Axopar 28 T-Top

Axopar 28 is a magic carpet, under which the waves even out.

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Axopar 28 AC

85 Improvements for a boat that had already claimed numerous awards

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Axopar 37 Sun-Top

Personality is one among the main strengths of the new Axopar 37 Sun-Top, a completely different boat where economy and quality are surprisingly fused together in a really efficient way

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A collection of in-depth walkthrough videos, created independently by some of Axopar's dealers to showcase each vessel's features.

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Axopar 37 Sun-Top

The ride from the hull is remarkably smooth”, “The boat responds well to the wheel – quick to steer but sure-footed in the process

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Axopar 37 SC

Handsome, smart, agile”, “A turn on the Axopar 37 SC proves this Finnish-built center console has performance to spare

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Axopar 24 T-Top

To me, this is one of the most striking designs around for under A$500,000.”, “Axopar gives you exclusivity, performance and a contemporary touch that was missing from our market ’til now.

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Axopar 37 SC

A new milestone!”. “Axopar has with a tremendous pace become an influential boat brand all over the world. The answer can be found in the all new 37 Sports Cabin, the new flagship in the range.

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Axopar 37 SC

This Finnish-built beast can turn on a dime—and give you change back”, “If the 37 is any indication, Axopar is ready to bring sales of its boats to the next level

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Axopar 28 AC

Versatility is a strong selling point when it comes to power boats, says Kevin Green, and this is something that Finnish company Axopar clearly understands

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Axopar 28 Cabin

If you are expecting the Axopar 28 to look like a traditional 8.5m powerboat, you’re in for a surprise. And if you’re expecting it to perform like one, you’re in for a shock.

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Axopar 24 Open & Axopar 24 HT

The Axopar 24 is a sleek combination of many boat types”, “HT or a bow rider? Axopar 24 can be both

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Axopar 37 Sun-Top

The sleek Axopar 37 combines Nordic style with uncompromising performance”, “You could almost describe it as offshore race boat in terms of its style and presence

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Axopar 24 Open & Axopar 24 HT

Eye-catcher”, “Although the 24 is the smallest in the range, its design is by no means modest or reduced, on the contrary. The Axopar 24 not only looks modern and upscale but also feels like a fully featured family member alongside the larger models

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Axopar 37 Cabin & Axopar 37 Sun-Top

“I always go out on a limb when I suggest that a boat is the best I have ever reviewed; after all, such a claim doesn’t leave a lot of room to move. After reviewing the Axopar 37 I may just have to reconsider my attitude. This could be the most fun you can have on a day boat.”

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Axopar 37 AC

“Wayfarer of a new era”, “One rarely encounters a boat more than 11 meters long that achieves the same kind of driving fun as the big Axopar delivers. The driving response has similarities with large rib-boats, which is a result of the low height, the length and the deep V-bottom”

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Axopar 37 T-Top

“A newcomer from Scandinavia sets new standards”, “In short: rough water performance that puts a never-ending smile on one’s face”

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Axopar 24 T-Top

“It’s a remarkably clever layout that strikes the perfect balance between useable dayboat and focused driving machine.”, “The combination of cutting-edge looks, a deep-vee hull, a sociable deck layout, exhilarating performance and attractive pricing has struck a chord with buyers the world over.”

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Axopar 24 T-Top

“Radical looks & innovative spacious design”, “It has equal appeal for the white-knuckle powerboater as it does for the family man.”, “When you consider what you are getting for the money, the Axopar 24 T-Top is a no-brainer…”

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Axopar 37 T-Top

“At the controls, this progression results in spectacular sensations of acceleration and speed, response and power, with full control of the situation at all times. Spectacular!”, “High performance, full comfort”

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Axopar 37 Cabin & Axopar 37 T-Top

The international Yachting Magazine in the US takes the Axopar 37 T-Top and Cabin out for a spin on choppy seas in Fort Lauderdale. See what they thought about the boats in this short video review.

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Axopar 37 Sun-Top & Axopar 37 T-Top

“The most sensational new boat of the year?”, “A boat that has it all”, “This boat is comfortable going fast in heavy weather and transforms into a sociable, fun platform the moment the anchor is out.”

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Axopar 28 T-Top

The WebTV of sailing and sea in Corsica - Mediterranean, 20 milles nautiques.tv, tests the Axopar 28 T-Top. See what they thought about the boat in this video review.

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Axopar 37 Sun-Top

“It’s a fantastic boat to drive!”, “Incredible value for money”, “Wonderful deck spaces, seakindly hull, agile handling and searing performance”

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Axopar 24 T-Top

“The Axopar 24 is set to continue the success of the award-winning Axopar 28 for all those who are looking for a versatile, sporty trailer boat with solid handling characteristics even in rough water, at a competitive price.”

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Axopar 28 AC

“The performance and fuel economy are both outstanding. Fit and finish are also first-rate. Its striking design is another feature that will draw in customers.”

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Axopar 28 T-Top

“When you consider what you are getting for your money, the Axopar 28TT is a no-brainer for the wind-in-your-hair powerboater.”, “True to Scandinavian form, the Axopar is no less impressive when it comes to functionality and practicality.”, “She is capable of incredibly tight sure-footed turns, with her stepped hull showing not the slightest intention of losing the plot.”

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Axopar 24 Open & Axopar 24 HT

“Family favourite”, “The thrill of speed and a driving pleasure. Axopar 24 is easy to drive with a hull that is both easily driven and handles beautifully. Both the driver and the entire family will have a safe ride.”

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Axopar 24 Open

“Champion”, “The finish is immaculate and the choice of materials and processing underline the exclusive look”, “In cornering the 24 shows its unprecedented class.”

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Axopar 37 Cabin

“Axopar 37 – The first test of the new SUPERBOAT”, “More length, more width, more cabin, more rib-feel, more visions, more future – and more Mercury”, “Behind the handsome exterior awaits a potent long-distance boat for rough riding.”

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Axopar 28 Cabin

”The versatile trooper”, ”The Axopar 28’s innovative and exciting concept seeks to redefine the experience of boating, whether for recreation, sport or work tasks at sea.”, ”Although it is completely different from other comparable vessels the Axopar 28 actually is conceptually very simple, which allows for great functionality and maximum space utilization.”

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Axopar 28 T-Top

”The Axopar 28 T-Top is just as irresistible as the Open model. In addition to a beautiful finish and original lines, the seaworthiness of its stepped hull is simply breathtaking.”

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Axopar 28 T-Top & Axopar 28 Cabin Version R

“Rarely found versatility with four models, a lot of power on the transom, and outstanding driving characteristics outlines the successful debut of the Finnish Axopar project.”

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Axopar 28 T-Top

“We can state that the formula is cracked: Axopar 28 + 350 horses = Maxed out love”, “Equipped with a 350 hp Mercury the hull shape comes into its own in what can only be described as a "Perfect match".”

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