Diane M. Byrne

Feadship to Double Its Charter Fleet
The annual Antigua Charter Yacht Meeting, a boat show for charter brokers, wraps up today, after several days of onboard tours and meetings with crews. The goal ...
Ocean Alexander’s “Revolutionary” 120
Just a few months after Ocean Alexander and Christensen Shipyards agreed to join forces on a series of ...
First Blue Coast Cat Nears Completion
If you’ve owned or sailed aboard catamarans, then Fountaine-Pajot is certainly a familiar name, with Blubay Yachts possibly being familiar as well. But what about ...
St. Maarten Charter Show: Future Uncertain
photo: St. Maarten Information Portal After three years marked by conflict, the St. Maarten Charter Yacht Show will no longer be run by the ...
Charter a Yacht for the Winter Olympics
Yes, you read that headline right – a yacht is entertaining offers for charter in Vancouver, British Columbia, for the Olympic Games in February and March. She’s the 114-foot Pacific Yellowfin, and she’ll be ...
Megayacht News Onboard: Lazzara Yachts LSX 78
In 2006, Lazzara Yachts introduced a new express-style series, the LSX, with the first model being a 75-footer. I, along with a number of other journalists, was invited to see the yacht that summer and not ...
J-Class Rainbow Replica Update
Built purposely to defend the America’s Cup in 1934, Rainbow is one of the classic J-Class yachts that cause people to wax poetic. While the battle she fought – and ...
Megayacht News Onboard: Lürssen’s Arkley
Take a good look at the large TV on the wall in the photo above. Located in the skylounge of Arkley, it’s matched by one directly across from it, mounted above a mirror-image seating ...
125 Years and Counting for Royal Huisman
As I've mentioned before, in Holland, a company that’s been in business for 100 consecutive years or more can earn the “Royal” designation from the Queen herself. Royal Huisman ...
Megayacht News Radio: Barclays Superyacht Financing
Barclays is well known for its banking, investment management, wealth management, and other financial services for high-net-worth individuals. While it’s the largest wealth manager in the UK, it has offices in 50 countries, including the United States. ...