Honouring the stars of the motor boating world...

The 2014 Motor Boat Awards,

sponsored by Pantaenius and hosted by Motor Boat & Yachting, Motor

Boats Monthly
and YBW.com, are the industry’s ultimate definition

of excellence.

The nine categories for boats cover all types and

sizes of motor-powered craft from 18ft starter boats to 140ft custom yachts.

A further tenth award is the Garmin Outstanding Service Award,

recognising exceptional customer service within the industry, nominations for

which are made by public vote.

Vote now!

If you have received

outstanding customer service from a marine company this year let us know. Email

serviceaward@ipcmedia.com with the subject line “YBW Garmin Service Award” with the name of the

company and the reason you think it should win. 

The deadline for

nominations has been extended to 10 December 2013,

so get your nominations in if you know of a company that has gone above and



The finalists in each category will be announced on 20 December and in the

January issue of Motor Boats Monthly and the February issue of Motor Boat &


The categories are: 

• Starter boat 


Performance and superboat

Wheelhouse and walkaround

• Trawler yacht and aft cabin

• Sportcsruiser up to


• Sportscruiser over 45ft

• Flybridge up to 55ft

• Flybridge over


• Custom yacht

• Garmin award for outstanding service 

How to enter


boat tested and published in Motor Boat & Yachting and Motor Boats Monthly

prior to December 20, 2013 will automatically be considered for entry by our

panel of experienced motor boat journalists.

This is because we believe that the awards should be judged solely on merit and for the same reason we only ever give awards to boats we have driven and tested out on the water where they belong.

Click here to see the winners of the 2013 Motor Boat of the Year awards.