A gracious Bay of Islands morning greeted the NZ Millennium Cup 2016 fleet on NZ Marine Race Day; the second day of racing. Resplendent sun glittering on emerald waters replaced the sulky clouds that had threatened the day prior. After the 19 nautical mile warm up of Day 1, the promise of good wind conditions enabled the pack to enjoy a longer day on the water with a 26 nautical mile course that would truly test the prowess of the fleet.
The blue skies and strong sunshine
Janice of Wyoming has taken line honours in a muscular performance on Orams Marine Race Day. Glowering clouds greeted the fleet of the 2016 NZ Millennium Cup as they moved off into a Bay of Islands morning on this; the first day of the regatta.
With mist filling the valleys of the Bay, the fleet of eight lined up to race the world’s most southerly superyacht regatta. Wind conditions meant race officials selected a short course for racing. Course three would take entries fro
With Peter Montgomery, MBE’s, iconic voice ringing out over the Bay of Islands, the countdown to the 2016 New Zealand Millennium Cup is over.
Tonight, 26 January, saw a welcome function kicking off festivities as owners, crew and sponsors were welcomed to the most southerly superyacht regatta in the world. The well-known voice of sailing drew attention to the history of the Duke of Marlborough which hosted the event; renowned for entertaining adventurers, reprobates and ras
With the New Zealand Millennium Cup regatta just around the corner, Ed Dubois gives his considered opinion on the New Zealand superyacht industry.
It is no secret that returning NZ Millennium Cup sponsor Ed Dubois has a unique connection with New Zealand. With over 40 Dubois Naval Architects designs built in the country over the last 30 years, this designer understands better than most the skill, expertise and passion that lies at the heart of New Zealand’s superyacht indus
The New Zealand Millennium Cup is set to get underway on the 26 January with an excited fleet ready to race in one of the world’s great natural playgrounds.
After a standout 2015 regatta, the sunny Bay of Islands is set to host its second New Zealand Millennium Cup, and with just a week to go until racing begins, entries are making their way to New Zealand’s Far North.
From 26 to 29 of January, eight boats will race in the emerald waters off the east coast of New Zealan
As access to the Great Barrier Reef is opened up, and restrictions on foreign flagged vessels are being debated, could now be the time to charter Down Under? An awesome piece featuring our very own Bray Management and the stunning 36m M/Y Sahana in the December 2015 issue.