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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

Sunreef’s Largest Superyacht Splashes
Posted on July 26, 2010.
When Sunreef Yachts announced the Sunreef 114 in December 2008, it had just started construction on its first megayacht, the 102 Double Deck. Now Che, the first 114, can lay ...
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Merrill-Stevens Embroiled in Foreclosure Lawsuit
Posted on July 26, 2010.
After being sued by several vendors in recent months, Merrill-Stevens is now being sued by the bank holding its mortgage, in an attempt to foreclose on the property. Miami-Dade County Circuit ...
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Orchid: A Luiz De Basto Design for Lürssen
Posted on July 25, 2010.
It’s natural to assume that an 88-meter (289-foot) megayacht would feature plentiful guest staterooms. And you’d be right, if you were thinking about a project other than Orchid. This code-named ...
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Porto Montenegro Marina Now Open
Posted on July 22, 2010.
Owners and charterers wishing to explore the Eastern Med now have a new marina at their disposal, one its developers hope will soon rival those of Monaco and other popular ...
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Vripack Designs Limo Tender
Posted on July 21, 2010.
Limo tenders are increasingly appearing on the decks and in the garages of superyachts, and no wonder. They’re more sophisticated than your usual runabout or RIB, and sometimes their styling ...
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Conrad Shipyard and Vripack Present 132-Foot Explorer
Posted on July 20, 2010.
Current and former students worldwide certainly know the name Joseph Conrad. What they may not know is that the famed novelist was christened Józef Teodor Konrad Korzeniowski, and that his ...
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Sunseeker Brokerage Launches iPhone and iPad App
Posted on July 20, 2010.
If you take your iPhone, iPod Touch, and/or iPad everywhere you go, now you can shop for your next Sunseeker superyacht whenever you want, with the swipe of your finger. The ...
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Burger Launches Sea Owl
Posted on July 19, 2010.
It will be a few more weeks before their maiden cruise, but the owners of the 142-foot Sea Owl are closer than ever to the world cruising they have in ...
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Royal Van Lent Hands Over Superyacht Lady Christine
Posted on July 18, 2010.
If the Art Deco-inspired interior doesn’t get your attention, maybe the Key West meeting room will. Those are among the highlights of the 68-meter (223-foot) Lady Christine, which Feadship’s Royal Van ...
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Villanova Grand Marina Partners With BWA Yachting
Posted on July 15, 2010.
Docking at a marina is more than just the equivalent of finding a parking space. Especially for a megayacht owner, crew, and guests, it’s about receiving a certain level of ...
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Vripack Designs Limo Tender
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