The Oscars of the motor boat world is fast approaching and we are now ready to announce the 2016 Motor Boat Awards finalists

December 14, 2015


The most prestigious awards ceremony in the boating world is nearly upon us, and the time has come to announce the finalists for the Motor Boat Awards sponsored by Pantaenius Sail and Motor Yacht Insurance.

Every boat that we have tested in the past twelve months is automatically considered for entry into eight main categories, and our judging team has been hard at work deciding on their shortlist.

So without further ado, the full list of 2016 Motor Boat Awards finalists is as follows:

Sportsboats and RIBs

•Axopar 28
•Boston Whaler 270 Dauntless
•Corsiva Coaster 720GT
•Draco 22RS
•Paragon 25 Ranger
•Shearwater 890S
•Williams 520 Sportjet
•XO 250 Open

Wheelhouse and Cockpit Cruisers
•English Harbour Yachts 29 Offshore
•Haines 32 Offshore
•Marex 375
•Nimbus 305 Coupé
•Saga 365
•Sargo 31

Trawlers, Aft Cabins and Catamarans

•Absolute Navetta 52
•Fountaine Pajot 37
•Lagoon 630
•Linssen GS52.9
•Privateer 65
•Westwood A405

Sportscruiser up to 45ft
•Aquador 35ST
•Azimut Atlantis 43
•Bavaria Sport 330
•Bénéteau Gran Turismo 40
•Chris-Craft Launch 36
•Galeon 325HTS
•Jeanneau Leader 36
•Sealine C330 and S330
•Spirit P40

Sportscruiser over 45ft
•Azimut 77S
•Fairline Targa 53GT
•Riva 88 Florida
•Sunseeker Predator 57
•Windy 45 Chinook

Flybridge up to 60ft
•Contest 52MC Fly
•Monte Carlo 6
•Princess 43

Flybridge over 60ft
•Pearl 65
•Prestige 680
•Princess 68
•Princess S65
•Sea Ray L650

Custom Yacht
•Amer 94
•Benetti 108 CY
•Custom Line Navetta 28
•Dominator 800
•Filippetti Navetta 30
•Monte Carlo Yachts 105
•Oceanic 90
•Sunseeker 86 Yacht

The winners of each award will be announced at the Rosewood London hotel on Monday January 11 2016 and online at shortly afterwards. We just have to wait another month to see the results.

The 2016 Motor Boat Awards are sponsored by Pantaenius Sail and Motor Yacht Insurance and supported by our partners Intellian and Lumishore.