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Sailing World Champs: Kiwis In Medal Hunt Despite Tough Day

Monday, 14 August 2023, 9:52 am | Yachting New Nealand

New Zealand’s top crews remain on track for a medal push at the Sailing World Championships in The Hague, despite losing some ground as they battled the world’s best sailors and the elements overnight. The strong North Sea current has dominated ... More >>

49er Pair Find Form At Oceanbridge NZL Sailing Regatta

Saturday, 19 February 2022, 6:36 pm | Yachting New Nealand

Isaac McHardie and William McKenzie have won eight of their 10 races at the Oceanbridge NZL Sailing Regatta. Photo: Adam Mustill Photography. Isaac McHardie says he and William McKenzie have found their "groove" at the Oceanbridge NZL Sailing ... More >>

Armit Resets Sights And Joins Windfoiling Revolution

Friday, 18 February 2022, 12:14 am | Yachting New Nealand

Josh Armit training for the Oceanbridge NZL Sailing Regatta. Photo: Adam Mustill Photography. Josh Armit always saw himself going to the Olympics sitting down. That was until a couple of years ago and now he's gunning for the 2024 Paris Games standing ... More >>

Meech Knows Top Form Not Far Off

Tuesday, 27 July 2021, 6:24 pm | Yachting New Nealand

Sam Meech feels like he's not far off making it all click but realises he needs some top results tomorrow to keep pace with the leaders in the Laser class at the Tokyo Olympics. The 30-year-old was 19th and eighth today and sits 17th overall after ... More >>

Burling and Tuke within striking distance at world champions

Friday, 6 December 2019, 6:39 pm | Yachting New Nealand

It is a measure of Peter Burling and Blair Tuke's class that even on a day when they weren't totally in their groove they are still in with a good chance of claiming a fifth 49er world title. More >>

Stakes increase at 49er/FX and Nacra 17

Thursday, 5 December 2019, 8:30 pm | Yachting New Nealand

The Hyundai 49er, 49erFX and Nacra 17 world championships in Auckland might be halfway through but for New Zealand's top sailors the real business starts tomorrow. More >>

Slater named Sailor of the Year

Saturday, 9 November 2019, 11:21 am | Yachting New Nealand

Former Olympian Dan Slater was the big winner at the annual Volvo Yachting Excellence Awards after scooping the Sailor of the Year trophy tonight. More >>

Meech rediscovers his winning touch at Enoshima World Cup

Saturday, 31 August 2019, 11:24 am | Yachting New Nealand

Sam Meech decided he'd had enough of being beaten up so returned to the sort of form on day four of the World Cup Series regatta in Enoshima that has made him one of the world's best Laser sailors. More >>

Burling and Tuke take early lead at Olympic test event

Sunday, 18 August 2019, 10:45 am | Yachting New Nealand

Peter Burling and Blair Tuke had never raced at the Olympic venue before today but they looked right at home as they took an early lead at the Olympic test event in Enoshima today. More >>

Meech leads halfway through Laser world championships

Sunday, 7 July 2019, 11:37 am | Yachting New Nealand

Sam Meech showed his class on day three of the Laser world championships in Sakaiminato, rocketing to the top of the standings on the back of two wins yesterday. More >>

NZ sailors well placed at Laser world championships

Saturday, 6 July 2019, 11:39 am | Yachting New Nealand

The competitors at the Laser world championships in Sakaiminato were treated to "fantastic" conditions on day two and New Zealand's top sailors took advantage to put themselves right in the mix. More >>

Meech adds another silver medal at Laser Europeans

Sunday, 26 May 2019, 3:59 pm | Yachting New Nealand

There's a good reason why Sam Meech is seen as one of the world's most consistent Laser sailors and today he added another silver medal, this time at the Laser European championships in Porto. The 28-year-old went into the day in sixth place and not ... More >>

Maloney claims silver at Finn European championships

Sunday, 19 May 2019, 10:49 am | Yachting New Nealand

Andy Maloney had a chance of collecting silver on the final day of the Finn European championships in Athens if everything went his way and the medal race couldn't have worked out any better for the New Zealand sailor. More >>

NZ pair move into top 10 at 470 European championships

Sunday, 12 May 2019, 12:23 pm | Yachting New Nealand

The crews at the 470 European championships have spent plenty of time waiting around over the last couple of days but they managed to get one race in today which saw Paul Snow-Hansen and Dan Willcox move into the top 10. More >>

Two medals won in 49er at Genoa World Cup

Sunday, 21 April 2019, 11:48 am | Yachting New Nealand

New Zealand sailors collected two medals last night (NZ time) and have a chance of winning another tonight as the Hempel World Cup Series regatta in Genoa comes to a close. More >>

Three medals won by New Zealand sailors in Palma

Sunday, 7 April 2019, 12:32 pm | Yachting New Nealand

New Zealand sailors claimed three medals at the Princess Sofia Regatta in Palma today, including gold and bronze in the Finn class, to finish as the second-most successful nation at the event. More >>

Nacra pair find form at Oceanbridge NZL Sailing Regatta

Sunday, 3 February 2019, 12:14 pm | Yachting New Nealand

Last year was a bit of a write-off for Liv Mackay and Micah Wilkinson because of injury so they hope their form so far at the Oceanbridge NZL Sailing Regatta is a sign of better things to come. More >>

Burling and Tuke in familiar position

Friday, 1 February 2019, 8:13 pm | Yachting New Nealand

At times, it was like they had never been away but Peter Burling and Blair Tuke didn’t have it all their own way on the first day of the Oceanbridge NZL Sailing Regatta in Auckland today. More >>

Meech wins New Zealand's third medal at Enoshima World Cup

Monday, 17 September 2018, 10:05 am | Yachting New Nealand

Sam Meech admits he sailed pretty poorly this week which makes the fact he still walked away with a bronze medal at the World Cup regatta in Enoshima today all the more impressive. More >>

Armit collects more silverware at Laser Radial youth worlds

Sunday, 26 August 2018, 12:06 pm | Yachting New Nealand

Armit collects more silverware at Laser Radial youth worlds The achievements keep coming for Josh Armit and overnight (NZ time) he finished second at the Laser Radial youth world championships in Germany. More >>





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