The winners of the 2009 Motor Boat of the Year Awards listed by category

The great and the good of the motorboating world gathered last night at the Waldorf Hilton in London to discover just who had triumphed in the Motor Boat of the Year Awards.

The glittering annual awards celebrate the best of boating, and are open to all new boats on the market today – and not just new launches. Every boat on the shortlist had been tested by a journalist from MBM or its sister title Motor Boat & Yachting prior to November 2008.

So without further ado, here are 2009’s big winners by category:

RIBs and Sportsboats

Avon Adventure 580

Wheelhouse & Walkaround

Botnia Targa 44

Traditional and Retro

Mochi Dolphin 54 

Steel and Inland

Seamark 780C

Trawlers and Aft Cabins

Beneteau Swift Trawler 52 

Sportscruiser below 45ft

Aquador 28HT

Sportscruiser above 45ft

Princess V45

Flybridge below 50ft

Princess 50 

Flybridge above 50ft

Fairline Squadron 55 

Custom Yacht

Moonen 94 Alu

Readers’ Outstanding Service Award

Bray Marine Sales