BOB is the World’s largest Motorboat Award,
focused on the boaters point of view.

1 year, 18 finalists, all Europe


BOB Finalists 2022 announced – 22 September 2022

After an intensive season with hundreds of boat tests, the 18 finalists of the Best of Boats Award 2022 have now been chosen. The 16-member expert jury, consisting of editors-in-chief and motorboat test directors from all over Europe and the USA, thoroughly tested the most interesting international motorboat innovations. These best powerboats of the 2022 model year prevailed after numerous test runs over the past twelve months. find out morepress release

Best of Boats Award expands jury – 30 August 2022

France is one of the largest producers of recreational boats and is represented by a woman for the first time this year. New to the jury of the Best of Boats Awards is Chloé Torterat, department head for powerboats of the French online magazine
Switzerland – with the world’s second highest per capita rate of private yacht owners – is represented by Quentin Mayerat, editor-in-chief of the Geneva-based magazine Skippers, which is published bilingually in German and French.

Statement of the Best of Boats Award jury on Russia – 17 March 2022
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