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


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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Bucket Regattas Now Owned by 4 Superyacht Shipyards

PHOTO: Onne van der Wall

The long-running Bucket Regattas in St. Barths and Newport have always prioritized the enjoyment of the owners and frowned upon commercialism. That same spirit will continue under the guidance of new owners—four new owners, to be exact. They are Perini Navi, Royal Huisman, Vitters Shipyard, and Rybovich. The four shipyards have been sponsors of the […]

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