We are pleased to report that the Hallberg-Rassy 412 has been nominated to the honourable title European Yacht of the Year 2012/2013 in the category "Luxury cruiser". That means that the Hallberg-Rassy 412 has been ranked as one of the most interesting and promising newcomers of its class. The 412 has already been tested by different yachting magazines, all reports are yet to be published. The nominees for European Yacht of the Year award are selected by journalists from eleven European yachting magazines. Nominated yachts need to be again thoroughly tested and evaluated in a lot of different criterias in the fall of 2012 and the result about the winner will be revealed in connection with the Düsseldorf boat show in January 2013.