2014 Motor Boat Awards

Honouring the stars of the motor boating world...

Hosted by by Motor Boat &

, Motor Boats Monthly and YBW.com, and

sponsored by Pantaenius,

the 2014 Motor Boat Awards are the marine awards with the motor boat buyers’

best interests at heart.

There are nine different boat

awards up for grabs and the much-coveted

Garmin Outstanding Service Award.

The magazines’ independent

technical experts have rigorously tested all the boats and the awards are

judged solely on the boats’ design, ability and value for money in their chosen

market place.

The winners will be announced simultaneously on this website and at the

awards ceremony in London on 6 January 2014.

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The Garmin

Outstanding Service Award

This award

relies on nominations from the public to recognise and reward companies with

outstanding customer service.

If you have received good service from a marine

company during the last 12 months please email serviceaward@ipcmedia.com, with the subject line “MBY Garmin Service Award

with the name of the company and the reason why they should win.

The deadline for

nominations is December 10 2013,

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



The nine categories for boats cover all types and

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

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



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