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.