The winners will be announced in Düsseldorf on 21 January

The UK’s Motorboat & Yachting magazine has announced the finalists for the 2020 Motor Boat Awards, sponsored by Side-Power.

After much deliberation, the judges have selected 43 finalists across nine categories. The winners will be announced at a lavish awards ceremony held at a new venue – the Intercontinental Hotel in Dusseldorf – on Tuesday 21 January.

The event starts at 7pm and the winners will be announced after dinner.

The Motor Boat Awards 2020 finalists across the nine categories are:

Sportsboats & RIBs

  • Beneteau Flyer 8 Sundeck
  • Brig Eagle 8
  • Brig Eagle 10
  • Chris-Craft 28 Launch GT
  • Greenline NEO
  • Highfield HX76
  • Hydrolift 26
  • Jeanneau Cap Camarat 75 DC S2
  • Nimbus T9

Superboats, sponsored by EmpirBus, a Garmin brand

  • Brabus Shadow 500 Black Ops
  • Iguana X100
  • Fairline F//Line 33
  • Hinckley R34
  • Princess R35
  • Sunseeker Hawk 38

Sportscruisers up to 40ft

  • Galeon 335 HTS
  • Jeanneau Leader 33
  • Marex 360CC
  • Pardo 38
  • Sealine C390

Sportscruisers over 40ft, sponsored by Garmin

  • Azimut Atlantis 45
  • Fjord 44 Coupe
  • Palm Beach 50 Open
  • Riva Dolceriva
  • Wallytender 48

Wheelhouse and cockpit cruisers, sponsored by Copper Coat

  • Botnia Targa 25.1 GT
  • Finnmaster Pilot 8 Cabin
  • Jeanneau Merry Fisher 895 Marlin
  • Jeanneau NC37
  • Jersey 36 Elanco
  • Rodman 1090 Evolution

Adventure yachts, sponsored by Nautibuoy Marine

  • Beneteau Swift Trawler 41
  • Dale 40
  • Fountaine Pajot MY40

Flybridges up to 60ft, sponsored by Fusion, a Garmin brand

  • Ferretti 450
  • Greenline 48 Fly
  • Palm Beach 50 Fly

Flybridges over 60ft, sponsored by Lumishore

  • Monte Carlo Yachts 66
  • Fairline Squadron 68
  • Sunseeker 76 Yacht

Custom yachts, sponsored by KVH Superyacht Group

  • Bluegame BGX70
  • Custom Line 120
  • Zeelander 72

In addition to the nine categories above, there will also be a Judge’s Special Award in association with Osculati and the Service Award in association with Pantaenius.