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About: Diane Byrne

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Diane M. Byrne is the founder and editor of the website Megayacht News. A longtime yachting writer, she contributes to Super Yacht World, Superyacht Business, Boat Exclusive, and other magazines. She is additionally a member of the International Superyacht Society Board of Directors and a founding member of the U.S. Superyacht Association.

Recent Posts by Diane Byrne

Florida Senate Candidate Took Yacht to Cuba
Posted on August 5, 2010.
Jeff Greene, a Florida-based businessman campaigning for the Democratic nomination for Senate, is in hot water for taking his megayacht to Cuba and telling conflicting stories about the visit. During a ...
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SLIDESHOW: Oceanco’s Natita Debuts for Charter
Posted on August 4, 2010.
In 2005, Oceanco delivered Dilbar, a yacht that remained in private hands and was not permitted for much publicity. As a result, the accommodations aboard the 66-meter (217-foot), canoe-sterned superyacht ...
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Superyacht Yanneke Too: Adventure in Indonesia
Posted on August 3, 2010.
“You won’t want to miss this, guys—it’s your welcome to the ‘Island of the Gods.’” That’s what Capt. Charles Dwyer called out to his crew on watch aboard Yanneke Too recently ...
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Adam Voorhees, World Superyacht Award Winner
Posted on August 2, 2010.
If you don’t succeed the first time, persevere. That’s the lesson we all can learn from Adam Voorhees, a California-based post-graduate who just won the Young Designer of the Year Award ...
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Alexandre Rodriguez Released on Bail
Posted on August 1, 2010.
Alexandre Rodriguez, who recently resigned from the Rodriguez Group, was released on €1.5 million (about $1.96 million) bail last Thursday. You may recall that the former president of the Rodriguez Group ...
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Introducing Wider Yachts
Posted on July 29, 2010.
Consider it an ultimate dayboat or tricked-out tender for your megayacht. Either way, there’s never been anything like the Wider 42. And outside of Wally, there’s really never been a ...
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Megayacht News Onboard: Hargrave’s Victoriano
Posted on July 28, 2010.
PHOTOS: SUKI FINNERTY It’s one thing to enjoy repeat business from a client. It’s another to have a client who builds four yachts with your company. Such is the case with Hargrave ...
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New Rybovich Marina May Be Put to Ballot
Posted on July 27, 2010.
Public uproar over the proposed Rybovich marina in Riviera Beach, Florida may lead to a formal ballot question in November. That is, if residents who are upset over city officials ...
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UK Court: Boris Berezovsky Must Pay Edmiston & Company
Posted on July 27, 2010.
Stemming from the 2008 sale of his megayacht, Russian billionaire and former politician Boris Berezovsky was ordered by a British court yesterday to pay Edmiston & Company a £6-million ($9.3-million) ...
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UK Court: Boris Berezovsky Must Pay Edmiston & Company
Posted on July 27, 2010.
Stemming from the 2008 sale of his megayacht, Russian billionaire and former politician Boris Berezovsky was ordered by a British court yesterday to pay Edmiston & Company a £6-million ($9.3-million) ...
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