Tawera Takes New Zealand Millennium Cup: Gallery

Calling a superyacht regatta a drag race may seem strange. But the New Zealand Millennium Cup was characterized as such by the tactician aboard Shamoun, one of the competitors. He should know: Shamoun had the finish line in sight when Mother Nature and two fiercely competing fellow competitors dashed the expectations of a win. One Continue reading


New Zealand Millennium Cup 2016, Race Day 1: Gallery

Not even a shortened course due to weather could dampen the spirits of the eight sailing superyachts on race day one of the New Zealand Millennium Cup. Perennial competitor Janice of Wyoming emerged the victor. If fellow racers had any doubts as to her intentions, the huge cowboy on her spinnaker let them know she’s Continue reading


PHOTO: Jeff Brown

New Zealand Millennium Cup Rarin’ to Go

Tomorrow marks the start of the annual New Zealand Millennium Cup. This South Pacific-based superyacht regatta will see eight yachts vie for the title of champion through January 29. The New Zealand Millennium Cup is being held on the Bay of Islands, off the eastern part of New Zealand’s North Island. Though this is the Continue reading