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MegayachtNews.com Editor Now USSA Vice Chair

MegayachtNews.com’s founder and editor, Diane M. Byrne, is the newly elected vice chair of the U.S. Superyacht Association, a.k.a. the USSA. As such, she remains a member of the 2017-2018 Board of Directors. The USSA is a non-profit trade organization that promotes and supports the American superyacht industry. It does so through advocacy, marketing, and education. Byrne Continue reading


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