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Explore New Frontiers With Amels and Damen at FLIBS

Rugged styling and rugged ability are true explorer yacht hallmarks. You can call them expedition yachts, adventure yachts, or a host of other names. The common denominator, besides looks and performance, is purpose. They’re made for making the most of the world’s oceans. Amels and its shipbuilding parent company Damen address this niche, having delivered Continue reading

Considering a Refit? Yacht Refitting Certification for Your Team

Professionalism standards are rising all across yachting. It’s no wonder, then, that formal certification is on the rise, too. This concept is now coming to yacht refitting, interesting enough. If a refit is in your future, your inner circle will benefit from a thorough certification program at the third-annual Refit Show in January. The program Continue reading

ILLUSTRATION: Tagxedo Editor Chairing Social Media Panel

Diane M. Byrne, editor of, is an often-sought speaker on a variety of topics pertaining to the yachting industry. On October 31, she’ll moderate the International Superyacht Society’s (ISS) annual membership meeting presentation. Specifically, it’s a social media panel discussion. The subject: “Social Media Marketing: Turning Likes Into Leads.” Held at the B Ocean Continue reading