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MegayachtNews.com Goes to Washington for American Boating Congress

Congressional representatives are increasingly learning about the economic impact that megayacht owners and the industry have. It’s in large part due to the work of the U.S. Superyacht Association http://www.ussuperyacht.com (USSA), the trade organization representing the large-yacht industry on American soil. Next week, as part of the annual American Boating Congress (ABC), the USSA will Continue reading


The Superyacht Summit Celebrates 5 Years

Most yachting-industry conferences are just that, industry conferences. The Superyacht Summit, however, is different. While it educates yachting executives on a variety of topics, it also updates captains and owners’ reps. In fact, it’s the only conference regularly featuring legislative updates and initiatives that impact your lifestyle. Next March, the Superyacht Summit, hosted by the Continue reading


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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