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Sam Street Takes the Long Road to Youth Sailing Worlds

Thursday, 7 December 2017, 11:13 am | Yachting New Nealand

It's 9169km from Auckland to Sanya, China, and Sam Street probably felt like he had already travelled that far when he took off with the rest of the New Zealand team for the upcoming youth sailing world championships. More >>

Team NZ scoop big prize at Volvo Yachting Excellence Awards

Saturday, 25 November 2017, 11:41 am | Yachting New Nealand

It was a victory that captivated a nation, so it was little surprise when Emirates Team New Zealand were named Executive Travel Sailor of the Year at the annual Volvo Yachting Excellence Awards tonight. More >>

Kiwis Win Two Gold Medals at Enoshima Olympic Week

Monday, 30 October 2017, 8:23 am | Yachting New Nealand

New Zealand sailors walked away from the Enoshima Olympic Week regatta with four medals, including golds to Alex Maloney and Molly Meech in the 49erFX and Tom Saunders in the Laser. More >>

Maloney and Meech make their move at Enoshima Olympic Week

Sunday, 29 October 2017, 11:34 am | Yachting New Nealand

Another typhoon is starting to gather momentum and so are Alex Maloney and Molly Meech at the Enoshima Olympic Week regatta in Japan. More >>

Kiwi crews in the mix at Enoshima Olympic Week

Saturday, 28 October 2017, 12:09 pm | Yachting New Nealand

The first day of the Enoshima Olympic Week regatta was about backing yourself and hoping it came off and it did for a couple of New Zealand boats. More >>

Meech guaranteed at least silver at Gamagori World Cup

Sunday, 22 October 2017, 10:46 am | Yachting New Nealand

Sam Meech is in pole position ahead of today's medal race in the Laser fleet at the World Cup regatta in Gamagori and has already done enough to at least guarantee silver. More >>

Two Kiwi boats second at Gamagori World Cup

Saturday, 21 October 2017, 12:00 pm | Yachting New Nealand

It was moving day for the New Zealanders at the World Cup regatta in Gamagori yesterday, with two boats lying second and seven of the eight inside the top 10. More >>

Electric Finish to Laser World Championships

Wednesday, 20 September 2017, 8:46 am | Yachting New Nealand

The weather had the final say at the Laser world championships in Croatia overnight (NZ time) with racing cancelled due to thunder and lightning. More >>

Conditions a Major Factor at Laser World Championships

Monday, 18 September 2017, 10:40 am | Yachting New Nealand

A dying breeze turned racing at the Laser world championships in Croatia overnight (NZ time) into a bit of a lottery and neither Sam Meech nor Tom Saunders had the winning ticket. More >>

Meech and Saunders in contention at Laser world champs

Sunday, 17 September 2017, 10:25 am | Yachting New Nealand

There were plenty of sore bodies after racing overnight (NZ time) at the Laser world championships in Croatia and there was also a fair degree of satisfaction as well as disappointment among the Kiwi contingent. More >>

Meech makes strong start to Laser world champs

Friday, 15 September 2017, 9:46 am | Yachting New Nealand

Sam Meech made a strong start to the Laser world championships in Split overnight, winning one of his two races to sit in third overall. More >>

Young Kiwi crew emerge as contenders at Nacra world champs

Sunday, 10 September 2017, 8:46 pm | Yachting New Nealand

Gemma Jones and Jason Saunders had a disappointing day at the Nacra 17 world championships in France overnight (NZ time) but a new Kiwi crew emerged as medal contenders. More >>

Jones and Saunders flirt with the lead at Nacra world champs

Saturday, 9 September 2017, 6:46 pm | Yachting New Nealand

In a day of snakes and ladders, Gemma Jones and Jason Saunders briefly led the Nacra 17 world championships in France overnight (NZ time) before suffering a capsize and ending the day in sixth overall. More >>

Racing to Heat Up at Nacra World Championships in France

Friday, 8 September 2017, 9:55 am | Yachting New Nealand

The real racing will begin tonight (NZ time) at the Nacra 17 world championships in France with the start of gold fleet racing and Gemma Jones and Jason Saunders are well placed to push for a podium finish. More >>

Tight at the top at Nacra world champs

Thursday, 7 September 2017, 9:42 am | Yachting New Nealand

Gemma Jones and Jason Saunders endured a "frustrating" day at the Nacra 17 world championships in France overnight (NZ time) which included broken gear but they did well to limit the damage and are only one point off third. More >>

Maloney and Meech win bronze at 49erFX world champs

Sunday, 3 September 2017, 12:55 pm | Yachting New Nealand

Alex Maloney and Molly Meech will leave Porto "pretty happy" after claiming bronze at the 49erFX world championships overnight (NZ time) but already have their sights on climbing a couple more steps of the podium next year. More >>

World title on the line for Maloney and Meech

Saturday, 2 September 2017, 6:29 pm | Yachting New Nealand

Cartwheels, capsizes and cancellations were the order of the day at the 49er and 49erFX world championships in Porto but Alex Maloney and Molly Meech are still in sight of their second world title. More >>

Kiwi crew extend lead at 49erFX world champs

Friday, 1 September 2017, 9:37 am | Yachting New Nealand

Pic: Alex Maloney and Molly Meech won three of their four races at the 49erFX world championships today. Photo: Sailing Energy / World Sailing. More >>

Different Look to 49er World Champs Without Burling & Tuke

Monday, 28 August 2017, 8:51 am | Yachting New Nealand

This year’s 49er world championships will be a little different to those of the recent past, not least of all because Peter Burling and Blair Tuke won’t win. More >>

Meech Pips Teammate for Medal at World Champs Test Event

Monday, 14 August 2017, 10:15 am | Yachting New Nealand

Sam Meech couldn't have had a much worse start to the sailing world championships test event in Aarhus but walked away this morning with a bronze medal. More >>

 

 

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