Magazine hands out year-end awards

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The editors of MotorBoating magazine announced the winners of the 2009 "Best of the Year" awards.

All winners appear in the February 2010 issue of MotorBoating, on newsstands Jan. 26, and will be honored at a private reception at the 2010 Miami International Boat Show.

"Our Best of the Year awards recognize the absolute best, the top, the true innovators and trendsetters of the past year," editorial director Peter Janssen said in a statement. "These awards celebrate all elements of the boating life - hardware, people, places and events - and we congratulate all of this year's winners."

Click here for the complete list of winters and full release.

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