The great and the good of the marine industry turned out for the Motor Boat of the Year Awards last night at The Savoy Hotel in London.

The judges’ panel, consisting of experts from Motor Boat & Yachting and Motor Boats Monthly magazines, chose nine boats to receive one of the coveted trophies.

Members of the public voted for Essex Boatyards to win the Garmin Outstanding Service Award and David King, Chairman and founder of Princess Yachts, received the Judges’ Special Award.

The winners:

Starter boat
Quicksilver Activ 645

Performance and Super boat

Riva Iseo

Wheelhouse & Walkaround
Botnia Targa 32

Trawler Yacht & Aft Cabin
Bénéteau Swift Trawler 44

Sportscruiser up to 45ft
Windy 31 Zonda

Sportscruiser over 45ft
Princess V52

Flybridge up to 55ft
Prestige 500

Flybridge over 55ft
Sunseeker Manhattan 63

Custom Yacht
Ferretti Custom Line 100

Garmin Outstanding Service Award
Essex Boatyards

Judges’ Special Award
David King, Chairman and founder of Princess Yachts