Megayacht Lineup for Cannes Yachting Festival

While there are several luxury-yacht shows worldwide, the Cannes Yachting Festival has long differentiated itself by letting yacht shoppers take sea trials with exhibitors. Some of the megayachts listed below will be participating in these on-the-water test rides. Even if a builder plans sea trials only after the event, the Cannes Yachting Festival is certainly Continue reading at the American Boating Congress

Today through Thursday,’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

Watson Island to Play Bigger Role in 2016 Yacht & Brokerage Show

The annual Yacht & Brokerage Show in Miami Beach will have additional megayachts on display at nearby Watson Island come 2016. You may recall that in February 2014, Show Management, which co-owns the event, announced the displays would expand to Watson Island in 2015. Watson Island, in sight of the Perez Art Museum Miami, located Continue reading