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.


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