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  • Beneteau Antares 12 review: The boat to beat the Merry Fisher flagship?

    This new flagship Antares is undoubtedly a boat you need to see.

    Azimut Magellano 60 Triumphs

    The Azimut Magellano 60, a true masterpiece of engineering and design, emerged victorious in the “Up to 20m” category.

    2024 Motor Boat Awards

    24th January is the night when the winners of the 2024 Motor Boat Awards will be revealed – read on to learn about all the finalists…

    European Powerboat Awards 2024

    As we enter 2024, we have three models nominated for the European Powerboat Awards 2024 in different categories.

    European Powerboat Award 2023

    Three boats in the runnings.

    Motor Boat Awards 2023: RAND, IRON

    2023 Weekender Finalist.

    rand source 22 – BEST FOR FUN – WINNER 2022

    Finalist 2022 – Best for Fun!

    Best deck boats: Bayliner Element

    Offering excellent value, the Bayliner is a winner in its class.

    Motor Boat Awards 2022: Finalists

    We’re through.

    European Powerboat Award 2021

    See the nominated Beneteau models.


    Thank you to everyone who voted.

    Brig Eagle 8 – Prix De L’Elegance

    ‘Prix De L’Elegance’


    Innovation is their passion.

    Best of Boats 2019 nominations

    Best for fun, fishing and beginners! Exciting times for our brands.

    Lombard 2017 Outstanding Service Award

    Voted as a finalist for the Lombard 2017 Outstanding Service Award.