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Discover New Zealand’s Wild Side
Travel to the rarely chartered waters of southern New Zealand to discover enchanting clusters islands and fiords, inhabited by friendly bottlenose dolphins and majestic seabirds. Offering an idyllic blend of lush farmland and extraordinary marine life, the allure of a charter itinerary visiting the Fiordland National park and South Island is irresistible.
NZ Millennium Cup 2020
29 January 2020
View the complete lineup of superyachts participating in the 2020 NZ Millennium Cup.
NZ Millennium Cup 2019
30 January 2019
The South Pacific’s premier regatta will be back for three days of thrilling racing from 30 January 2019.
America’s Cup Superyacht Regatta 2021
01 March 2021
Superyachts and the J Class are expected to join the America’s Cup action and participate in their very own regatta when the world-class sporting event returns in 2021.
36th America’s Cup
06 March 2021
Continuing the tradition of the iconic sailing competition, the 36th America’s Cup is expected to take place in the beautiful waters of New Zealand in March 2021.
NZ Millennium Cup 2018
23 January 2018
The thrilling superyacht regatta will return to one of the world’s greatest natural playgrounds in January 2018.
NZ Millennium Cup 2017
24 January 2017
The world's most southerly superyacht regatta is to return to New Zealand's glittering Bay of Islands in January for its 2017 edition.
NZ Millennium Cup 2016
27 January 2016
The Millennium Cup is to grace New Zealand's waters once again at the beginning of 2016 for one of the most anticipated regattas of the sailing calendar.
NZ Millennium Cup 2015
21 January 2015
The NZ Millennium Cup is a highly regarded sailing regatta for superyachts and is one of the most anticipated regattas of the sailing calendar.
NZ Millennium Cup 2013
14 February 2013
The NZ Millennium Cup will begin on Thursday 14th February with all participants hoping and praying for fair weather and good sailing conditions.
NZ Millennium Cup
01 January 1970
Running over three days in January, New Zealand offers a spectacular regatta which welcomes an evergrowing fleet of superyachts. First showcased in 2000, with following events in 2003, 2007, and 2009, the Millenium Cup is now an annual celebration of exceptional racing in South Pacific cruising grounds.
Six of the Best Wine Regions to Visit by Superyacht
A luxury yacht charter can open up unprecedented opportunities to discover some of the world’s finest wine regions and awaken your inner wine connoisseur.
6 places to visit while cruising New Zealand’s North Island by superyacht
From craggy coastlines and sweeping beaches to snow-capped mountains and verdant forests, New Zealand is a stunner. Charter a superyacht here and have an adventure of a lifetime, just don’t miss these six must-visit places when cruising the North Island.
Where to Whale Watch in New Zealand
Exploring New Zealand is like no other experience, with towering mountain ranges, magnificent lush landscapes and striking coastlines making it a spectacular superyacht destination.
Discover Australia and New Zealand Aboard Icon Superyacht ‘Party Girl’
17 January 2018
The 63m/205ft superyacht ‘Party Girl’ is available for charter over the winter months in wonderfully far-flung destinations such as Australia and New Zealand.
Superyacht ‘The Beast’ To Offer Unforgettable Charters In The South Pacific
26 April 2017
Suitably named, the 40m/130ft motor yacht ‘The Beast’ is set for delivery next year, with the option to charter in spectacular destinations in the South Pacific, including the exceptionally beautiful waters of New Zealand.
Sailing Yacht SILVERTIP Open For Charter In New Zealand
15 February 2017
Following her impressive performance at the Millennium Cup earlier this year, the 34m/111ft sailing yacht SILVERTIP is now available for charter in the ideal winter destination of New Zealand.
New Zealand Millennium Cup 2017 Hailed a Success
30 January 2017
The NZ Millennium Cup 2017 came to a close on Friday 27th January after three days of nail-biting action in New Zealand’s beautiful Bay of Islands.
Momentum Builds for the NZ Millennium Cup 2017
19 January 2017
The highly-anticipated 2017 NZ Millennium Cup is getting ready to welcome an impressive fleet of sailing yachts to New Zealand’s Bay of Island before the event gets underway on Tuesday 24th January.
Charter Yacht RELENTLESS Open In Fiji Following Full Refit
28 December 2016
Following a complete refit in New Zealand, the 34m/110ft motor yacht RELENTLESS will be available for charter in Fiji from April 2017.
America’s Cup Monohull Concept Unveiled
23 November 2017
The concept for the AC75, the class of boat to be sailed at the 36th America’s Cup taking place in New Zealand in 2021 – has been revealed, marking a bold and modern vision for high performance fully foiling monohull racing yachts.
Discover New Zealand and Fiji Aboard Luxury Yacht ‘Endless Summer’
25 October 2017
The brand new 49m/160ft superyacht ‘Endless Summer’ from Delta Marine is available for charter this winter in the magnificent cruising grounds of New Zealand, as well as the idyllic island chain of Fiji.
Brand New Superyacht ‘Endless Summer’ Joins the Global Charter Fleet
20 October 2017
The 50m/161ft motor yacht ‘Endless Summer’ from Delta Marine and Christensen is the latest new build to join the charter market and is taking bookings in New Zealand and Fiji this winter.
New Zealand Confirm Protocol for 36th America’s Cup
02 October 2017
The 2021 America’s Cup is taking shape as Emirates Team New Zealand announces the official protocol for the upcoming edition of the iconic yachting meet.
Sailing Yacht SILVERTIP Available In New Zealand This Winter
27 January 2016
Before setting off for a summer in the French Polynesia, the high performing 33m/110ft sailing yacht SILVERTIP will be available in New Zealand for winter charters.
New Zealand Millennium Cup Officially Underway
27 January 2016
Following a warm reception, the premier regatta in the South Pacific is officially underway, with sailing yachts set to race around the Bay of Islands for the next two days.
Sailing Yachts Confirmed for the New Zealand Millennium Cup
21 January 2016
Celebrating both New Zealand and sailing yachts, the New Zealand Millennium Cup is set to impress crowds once again this January. Taking a look at some of the confirmed entries, we get an idea of what to expect this year.
Sailing Yacht ‘Lupa of London’ Open for Charters in New Zealand
01 December 2015
The 24m/79ft charter yacht ‘Lupa of London’ will be available for charters in New Zealand from January to April 2016.
Superyacht SENSES Looking for New Zealand Charters over Winter Season
26 October 2015
The outstanding 59m/194ft conversion superyacht SENSES is still available for winter charter vacations in New Zealand.
36th America’s Cup To Be Raced on Monohulls
18 September 2017
Emirates Team New Zealand have announced that the 36th America’s Cup, expected to take place in New Zealand in 2021, will be raced in foiling monohulls rather than the foiling catamarans that raced in Bermuda.
Auckland's Silo Marina Reports Most Successful Season Yet
20 May 2015
Silo superyacht marina in Auckland has announced it hosted a record number of visits this past summer season, including the 134m/439ft superyacht SERENE, who visited New Zealand in February.
Expedition Yacht SENSES Now Available for Charter in New Zealand
15 May 2015
The 59m (194ft) Expedition Yacht Senses has rejoined the global charter fleet and will be available in New Zealand.
Superyacht 'Big Fish' Available in New Zealand
21 April 2015
The multi-award winning 45m superyacht 'Big Fish' has availability in the South Pacific for an adventure-filled summer charter vacation.
New Zealand Enjoys Highly Successful Charter Season
25 March 2015
This season New Zealand experienced its highest number of superyachts visiting ports in 15 years, with charter yachts including 134m M/Y SERENE spotted in the South Pacific.
Superyacht SERENE Wows Locals in New Zealand
21 January 2015
The arrival of the 134m/439ft luxury charter yacht SERENE in New Zealand’s Auckland Wynyard Wharf has caused a media frenzy as onlookers gather to see the the largest private yacht ever to have entered local waters.
Superyacht VvS1 Offering New Zealand Charters
20 January 2015
Following two summers in Mediterranean, the 34m superyacht VvS1 is returning to offering luxury charters in New Zealand this summer.
Sailing Yachts Prepare for Millennium Cup in New Zealand
19 January 2015
Participants are eagerly awaiting the start of the 2015 Millennium Cup tomorrow, taking place in the new location of the Bay of Islands.
Sailing Yacht NEPHELE Available to Charter in New Zealand
20 October 2014
The 34m superyacht NEPHELE has availability for New Zealand charters during Christmas and New Year's.
Sailing Yacht 'PACIFIC EAGLE' Offering Luxury Charters in New Zealand
25 September 2014
The 31m superyacht 'PACIFIC EAGLE' is currently available for charter in New Zealand.
M/Y OHANA Has a Charter Gap to Fill in July in Greece
20 May 2014
The 49m sailing yacht OHANA has a gap to fill in her charter calendar between 14th and 23rd July in Greece that her owner is keen to fill.
New Zealand Initiate Strategy to Attract Superyachts
31 March 2014
Today, New Zealand Marine officially announced a new 'Destination New Zealand Superyacht Attraction Initiative' which will see the association along with government bodies jointly promote the country as a destination for superyachts.
Mondango3 Superyacht put through her paces in New Zealand
05 February 2014
Having recently been launched from Alloy Yachts in New Zealand, the 56.4m/185’ sailing yacht ‘Mondango3’ is currently undergoing sea trials ready for delivery to her Owner later this month.
Sailing Charter Yacht DRUMBEAT Continues Circumnavigation
30 January 2014
The 53 metre sailing yacht Drumbeat is currently circumnavigating the globe and will continue to do so for 2014.
Refitted BELLE AIMEE Yacht Ready for New Zealand Charters
23 October 2013
The 52m/171’ luxury motor yacht BELLE AIMEE will be heading to the cruising grounds of New Zealand this winter and is available for charters in both the North and South Islands.
Superyacht DREAM opens for yacht charters in Tahiti over the holidays
25 September 2018
Celebrate the holidays aboard the 60m/197ft luxury yacht DREAM, who will be chartering around South Pacific destinations including New Zealand, Fiji and Tahiti this winter.
Charter Yacht 'PACIFIC HQ' Available From 1st August
17 July 2013
A new addition to the South Pacific charter fleet, the 26m expedition charter yacht 'PACIFIC HQ' will be available for charter from 1st August in Tonga.
Brand New Sailing Yacht Ohana For Charter
22 March 2013
The recently-delivered 50 metre sailing yacht Ohana is being offered for charter in Fiji this summer.
The 2013 NZ Millennium Cup Comes to a Close
21 February 2013
A wonderful evening of cocktails, dancing and prize giving brought the 2013 NZ Millennium Cup to an end on the last day of the regatta.
The 2013 NZ Millennium Cup Begins
15 February 2013
Zefiro, a new challenger to the NZ Millennium Cup, wins the first day after a fiercely-contested day of racing.
Satu Launched By Yachting Developments
05 September 2012
Yachting Developments has announced that the 27.43m Satu was successfully launched earlier this week in Auckland, New Zealand.
Fire at McMullen & Wing Yard Damages Project Star Fish
12 August 2012
Devastating news arrives overnight from New Zealand as fire fighters rushed to McMullen & Wing’s shipyard in Auckland in the early hours of the morning to discover the 50m motor yacht Star Fish ablaze.
Drumbeat Charter Yacht has Extensive Charter Season
06 December 2012
53 metre yacht Drumbeat has an ambitious charter program planned for 2013.
Charter yacht ENCORE adventures to New Zealand and the South Pacific
22 November 2018
The 30m/97ft motor yacht ENCORE from Horizon is available for charter in New Zealand from January to March 2019 before heading to the South Pacific for the rest of the year.
Adventure to New Zealand and Fiji on board expedition yacht RELENTLESS
14 November 2018
Currently undergoing a refit, the 35m/110ft luxury yacht RELENTLESS from Kingship will be back on the charter market this December, offering discerning travellers the chance to escape to New Zealand for a Christmas break or to Fiji for a summer vacation.
Alloy sailing yacht TAWERA wins NZ Millennium Cup 2019
04 February 2019
The 28m/92ft superyacht TAWERA has been crowned the winner of this year’s NZ Millennium Cup after dominating three days of racing in New Zealand’s scenic Bay of Islands.
Excitement builds for the 2019 NZ Millennium Cup
21 January 2019
Five sailing yachts and their crews are eagerly awaiting the start of the 2019 NZ Millennium Cup, taking place from 30 January in New Zealand’s Bay of Islands.
New luxury motor catamaran ‘Rua Moana’ available for New Zealand yacht charters
03 August 2020
The 27m/88.6ft catamaran ‘Rua Moana’ was launched earlier this week by Pachoud Yachts and is available for New Zealand yacht charters.