Motorboat Owner closes

Digital magazine, Motorboat Owner, has closed.

“We are sure that you are as disappointed as us with this announcement, but events have conspired to ensure that we were left with no alternative,” editor, Neale Byart, said in an email to subscribers. “We have shed blood, sweat and tears over the last eight years to ensure that MBO is the best motorboat magazine in the UK, and judging by our reader numbers, and feedback received, we met that target, and then some.

“Unfortunately, this alone was not enough to keep us afloat, and sadly there will be no more issues of Motorboat Owner.”

Launched in 2013, this free online magazine dedicated to motorboats published 91 issues. All back issues are available to subscribers for the next month on the website (

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