2018 Motor Boat Awards Winners

12 Jan 2018

The winners of 2018 Motor Boat Awards were announced on Wednesday night at a glittering ceremony at the Rosewood hotel in London.

Again this year, Boating World’s represented brands received recognition for their marine industry achievements.

Our congratulations go out to our partners at Fountaine Pajot, Fairline Yachts and Jeanneau. Here’s what they were recognized for and why the Judges chose them.

Passagemakers Award

Winner: Fountaine-Pajot MY44

What the judges said:                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         
“The winner of this category claims the prize for teaming long distance capability with a useful turn of speed and tremendous living spaces. In a booming sector, this powercat is one of the best on the market.”

Video review of the Fountaine-Pajot MY44 

Judges’ Special Award

Winner: Fairline Yachts

What the judges said:
"This year the award goes to a group of people who have defied all expectations to achieve one of the most remarkable turnarounds that any of us can remember."

Sportscruisers up to 45ft Award

Highly Commended: Jeanneau NC33

Hosted by Motor Boat & Yachting, the awards are judged purely on the boats’ design, ability and value for money in their chosen market place. All the boats have been sea-trialled and rigorously tested by the magazine's technical experts.