Diane M. Byrne Elected VP of International Superyacht Society

MegayachtNews.com is pleased to announced that Diane M. Byrne, our founder and editor, is the newly elected vice president of the International Superyacht Society (ISS). As vice president, Byrne is part of the ISS Executive Committee. “I am delighted to remain part of such a strong, focused organization,” Byrne says. “I have been involved at Continue reading


Tawera Takes New Zealand Millennium Cup: Gallery

Calling a superyacht regatta a drag race may seem strange. But the New Zealand Millennium Cup was characterized as such by the tactician aboard Shamoun, one of the competitors. He should know: Shamoun had the finish line in sight when Mother Nature and two fiercely competing fellow competitors dashed the expectations of a win. One Continue reading


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New Zealand Millennium Cup 2016, Day 2: Gallery

Tawera trounced the competition in her division on the second day of the New Zealand Millennium Cup. Considering this was her first time competing, more seasoned sailors’ egos may still be bruising. The one bright spot for them, though, was the weather. The high winds and threatening skies of day one turned sunny for day Continue reading