American Boating Congress: MegayachtNews.com Returns as Co-Host

For the third consecutive year, MegayachtNews.com is serving as a co-host of the American Boating Congress, a comprehensive legislative conference in May. The American Boating Congress is a marine-industry initiative spanning more than two decades. It’s being held May 9 to 11 in Washington, D.C. and brings together more than 200 yacht builders, brokers, and Continue reading


Superyacht Tank Test: Calling All Designers, Inventors

Are you a budding megayacht designer, or an inventor with an idea that will enhance the yachting experience? If so, the U.S. Superyacht Association (USSA) wants you. It’s hosting a design and invention competition called the Superyacht Tank Test. The winner in each category will get help in publicizing his or her work. The Superyacht Continue reading


U.S. Flagging Rules May Finally Get Update

After two years of active lobbying by the U.S. Superyacht Association (USSA), U.S. flagging regulations are closer to getting their first update since they were written in 1920. There’s now Congressional support for the Coast Guard to develop rules for megayachts exceeding 300 gross tons, the current limit. No one knows exactly why the regulations Continue reading