Byrne was in Carrara conducting in-the-field research for a feature article she’s writing about Stonelite, a company that specializes in making marble floors, counters, and inlaid designs for megayachts. A full-length feature about the company and her trip is slated for November’s “America’s 100 Largest Yachts” issue.
Byrne, far right, with two quarry workers and a Stoneline rep.
This article originally appeared in the June 2005 issue of Power & Motoryacht magazine.
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