MegayachtNews.com at the American Boating Congress

Today through Thursday, MegayachtNews.com’s editor, Diane M. Byrne, is attending the American Boating Congress in Washington, D.C. Organized by the National Marine Manufacturers Association, it’s a meeting of the minds between recreational-boating industry leaders and U.S. Senators and Representatives. Along with fellow members of the U.S. Superyacht Association (USSA), she’s meeting with federal regulators to Continue reading


The Superyacht Cup in Palma Heating Up

Twenty sailing superyachts have signed up to vie for bragging rights at The Superyacht Cup in Palma in a few weeks. As much as they include familiar faces, newly delivered yachts are competing, too. Furthermore, there’s strong potential for neck-and-neck finishes. Being held in Muelle Viejo, Palma, The Superyacht Cup is now in its 18th Continue reading


Comanche vs. Rambler 88 at Les Voiles de St. Barth (VIDEO)

Even landlubbers who don’t follow professional yacht racing can’t help but get caught up in what’s going on in the Caribbean right now. There, during the annual Les Voiles de St. Barth, there’s a showdown between two superb super-maxis: Comanche and Rambler. As you may recall, the 100-foot (30.5-meter) Comanche was built by Hodgdon Yachts Continue reading