Diane M. Byrne

Fincantieri Signs Largest Yacht Since Financial Crisis
Most yacht builders have seen a drop-off in new contracts over the past year, so it’s not surprising to see a new contract heralded with fanfare. In the case of Fincantieri’s latest signing, however, there’s additional reason. ...
Merry Christmas
PHOTO: DANILO RIZZUTI In observance of Christmas, Megayacht News won’t be publishing again until Monday. Here’s hoping you and your loved ones have a wonderful holiday season. For those of you (like me) who ...
Megayacht News Radio: MHG Marine Benefits
Attention crewmembers and owners: �Ask questions.� That�s the biggest piece of advice that Mark Bononi, the director of the luxury-yacht division of MHG Marine Benefits, gives to crew and their employers when inquiring about health-insurance plans. ...
Horizon Delivers Espresso
Given the name they chose and the top speed they requested for their new yacht, a European couple likes to get up and go while cruising. In fact, Espresso, from Horizon, is ...
Megayacht News Onboard: Christensen’s Odessa
PHOTOS: STEVE CRIDLAND “Nothing was spared down there.” That’s the comment Reg Corbett, Christensen Shipyards’ customer service representative, made as we ventured below decks to the crew accommodations aboard Odessa. Given ...
First Look at Necker Belle
Catamarans are coveted for their spacious interiors and comfortable, stable platforms in certain seas. The teams behind Necker Belle expect those reasons and more will attract charter guests once she becomes available in February ...
Megayacht News Onboard: Moonen’s Northlander
Plenty of companies, yacht builders included, have long-term vision plans. How many actually fulfill all of their expectations, of course, is another story. Moonen Shipyards is one that has. While ...
Megayacht News Radio: BWA Yachting
Whether a yacht charters or is strictly for private use, oftentimes the guests will want to experience something exceptional. It might be an after-hours tour of a museum or shopping experience, for example. Then there are seemingly mundane but crucial ...
Introducing Ghost Yachts
   If you subscribe to the Megayacht News newsletter, last week you received the first word about Ghost Yachts, a new company with a few models ...
The Maria Callas Experience Aboard Christina O
  The long-ago romance between Maria Callas and Aristotle Onassis is so well documented that opera lovers and yacht lovers alike know the story. Their torrid affair made headlines around the world, ending once Onassis ...

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