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New Zealand Millennium Cup 2015: Race Day 3

It’s official: Silencio and Steinlager II (above) are the winners of their divisions in the New Zealand Millennium Cup. It seemed all but inevitable that Silencio would take the Millennium Cup division (yachts exceeding 98 feet/30 meters). After all, she won both race day 1 and race day 2. However, her four challengers weren’t about […]

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New Zealand Millennium Cup 2015: Race Day 2

PHOTO: Jeff Brown

Silencio sailed to victory once again in the Millennium Cup division of the New Zealand Millennium Cup today. That marks two days in a row that she’s beaten out four competitors. In the Pacific Cup division, Steinlager II crossed the finish line first. Now she and her sole category competitor, Antaeus, each have a victory. […]

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New Zealand Millennium Cup: Race Day 1

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ALL PHOTOS: Jeff Brown Silencio has taken the first race in the New Zealand Millennium Cup, which kicked off earlier today. The 164-foot (50-meter) sailing yacht, built by Perini Navi in 2001, was also first off the mark. Given that this is Silencio’s first time competing in the New Zealand Millennium Cup, her crew is […]

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New Zealand Millennium Cup 2015: Race Day Coverage

PHOTO: Tim Wright

With the captain’s briefing all wrapped up, all that’s left to do for the New Zealand Millennium Cup 2015 is to fire the starting pistol. The sailing superyachts Antaeus, Bliss, Janice of Wyoming, Sassafras, Silencio (pictured below), Silvertip, and Steinlager II are each looking to claim victory after the three days of racing, which start […]

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Megayachts at Miami Yacht & Brokerage Show

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Winter marks the end of boat-show season, with the Yacht & Brokerage Show as one of the last significant events. Being held February 12 to 16, this year’s show once again runs a mile-long stretch along the Indian Creek Waterway in Miami Beach, Florida. Although fewer new megayachts will be exhibited in comparison to previous […]

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