Diane M. Byrne

Sunreef’s Largest Superyacht Splashes
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 claim to being the largest sloop-rigged catamaran in the world. Sunreef ...
Merrill-Stevens Embroiled in Foreclosure Lawsuit
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 Court records show that Coconut Grove Bank holds the mort...
Orchid: A Luiz De Basto Design for Lürssen
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 concept collaboration between Luiz De Basto Designs...
Porto Montenegro Marina Now Open
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 western Med pots: Porto Montenegro. While the marina actually welcomed its ...
Vripack Designs Limo Tender
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 echoes that of the yacht they accompany. Vripack, which h...
Conrad Shipyard and Vripack Present 132-Foot Explorer
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 anglicized name inspired that of a shipyard in his native ...
Sunseeker Brokerage Launches iPhone and iPad App
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 Sunseeker Brokerage app, available for download for free from the ...
Burger Launches Sea Owl
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 mind. Launched last weekend at Burger Boat Company, Sea Owl is ...
Royal Van Lent Hands Over Superyacht Lady Christine
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 Lent recently delivered. From the split-lev...
Villanova Grand Marina Partners With BWA Yachting
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 service. With that in mind, Vilanova Grand Marina (above) has ...

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Vripack Designs Limo Tender
Vripack Designs Limo Tender - July 21st 2010