Diane M. Byrne

Megayacht News Radio: Northrop & Johnson
The rise and fall of yacht-charter bookings are intrinsically tied to the rise and fall of the stock market. So, much to brokers', crews', and owners' relief, the last few months have been marked by an increasing interest once again ...
Happy Birthday, Haida G
If the German steelworkers who laid the keel of Haida G way back in 1927 were here today, surely they’d be proud. The 71.1-meter (233-foot) yacht that tasted water for the first time in 1929 is celebrating ...
Megayacht News Onboard: CRN’s Blue Eyes
A yacht is, naturally, a way to take a journey. Blue Eyes, the latest 60-meter (197-foot) displacement yacht from ...
Oceanco’s SOLAS Visions
Some builders believe there’s still a demand for super-size superyachts, Oceanco being one of them. When you consider that one ...
Megayacht News Onboard: Feadship’s Trident
Grey-stained wood – on the interior of a yacht? Yes – and in combination with mirrored overheads, cream carpeting, ...
Megayacht News Radio: Nautical Structures
Just as megayachts have grown in size and complexity, so, too, have the passerelles, tender-launching systems, and other products designed, engineered, and offered by Nautical Structures. The company has come a long way since its start ...
ISA Aims for Zero – Emissions, That Is
Many builders I’ve spoken with in recent weeks say that clients are requesting more low-emission or even no-emission options for their ...
Sea Sonic Runabouts
If you’ve never heard of Chris Casparis, you’re probably not alone. He has been quietly restoring classic Chris-Crafts and Rivas, among other wooden runabouts, plus building and designing his own boats for several years. But among woody aficionados, he’s considered ...
First Look at Penumbra
Over the summer, Vripack announced it was designing what it considered “the most innovative and original yacht of 2009,” code-named Penumbra. No ...
Competition for Crew
Attention all stews – and owners and captains who are proud of their stews. If you pride yourself on ...

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