Check out who's in line for one of the most coveted prizes in the marine world

A list of the boats shortlisted for the 2008 Motor Boat of the Year Awards is now online.

To see just which boats are battling it out for the most prized trophy in the marine world, head to our awards microsite .

MBM editor Carl Richardson said: “These boats represent the best and brightest of the marine world. As ever, the judging has been a wonderfully argumentative process, but you can rest assured that all the boats listed are at the very top of their game. The winners will be revealed at the London Boat Show in January, or look in the March issue of MBM.”