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Burling And Tuke See The Silver Lining In Olympic Result

Wednesday, 4 August 2021, 6:06 am | Yachting New Zealand

Peter Burling and Blair Tuke remember competing at the 2012 London Olympics and noticing how glum many of those who secured silver seemed. They might have claimed silver themselves at those Games, a feat that saw them famously win New Zealand's ... More >>

Kiwi Sailors Hanging Tough At Tokyo Olympics

Monday, 2 August 2021, 5:26 am | Yachting New Zealand

August 1, 2021 Most of the New Zealand sailors have felt like they've gone a few rounds with a heavyweight boxer over the last few days but three crews are ready to come off the ropes and chase an Olympic medal. Peter Burling and Blair Tuke had ... More >>

Burling And Tuke Excited About Golden Opportunity

Sunday, 1 August 2021, 5:12 am | Yachting New Zealand

Peter Burling and Blair Tuke will on Monday pull on the leader's yellow bibs for the first time at these Tokyo Olympics and it has come at just the right time. The pair will take a four-point lead over their nearest rivals into the top-10, double ... More >>

New Zealand Sailors Have Medals On The Menu

Saturday, 31 July 2021, 5:22 am | Yachting New Zealand

July 30, 2021 Sailors often talk about light-wind days as a game of snakes and ladders and a couple of New Zealand crews hooked onto ladders at the Tokyo Olympics today. Peter Burling and Blair Tuke excelled in the treacherous conditions, banking three ... More >>

New Zealand Sailors Still In Medal Contention

Friday, 30 July 2021, 6:07 am | Yachting New Zealand

It was a very nearly day for many of the New Zealand sailing crews today but a number of them are still in medal contention heading into the business end of the Olympic regatta. Peter Burling and Blair Tuke are fourth overall, only eight points off the ... More >>

New Zealand Sailors Make A Move Up The Leaderboard

Thursday, 29 July 2021, 5:48 am | Yachting New Zealand

July 28 It might have been the stronger breeze but the New Zealand flag flew a little bit more prominently in the boat park today as the Kiwi sailors started to make their move up the leaderboards. Paul Snow-Hansen and Dan Willcox opened their campaign ... More >>

Frustrating Day For Kiwi Sailors

Wednesday, 28 July 2021, 5:46 am | Yachting New Zealand

July 27, 2021 It was a frustrating day for the New Zealand sailors competing at the Tokyo Olympics today as they tried to get to grips with the treacherous conditions in Enoshima. There was plenty of drama for all of the New Zealand crews, none more ... More >>

Meech Confident Of Turning Things Around At The Olympics

Monday, 26 July 2021, 6:55 am | Yachting New Zealand

Sam Meech knows one bad race doesn't make a regatta, especially at the Olympics, and has made a habit of navigating his way to the front of the fleet throughout his career. The Rio bronze medallist was 19th in the only race of the day in the 35-strong ... More >>

Junior Earns Olympic Selection In The Finn Class

Friday, 28 May 2021, 6:54 am | Yachting New Zealand

Josh Junior knows how significant it is to have earned selection for the Tokyo Olympics in the Finn class. The 31-year-old was selected ahead of close friend and training partner Andy Maloney for the one position available to New Zealand in the heavyweight ... More >>

Maloney Wins Finn Gold Cup With Junior In Third

Thursday, 13 May 2021, 6:44 am | Yachting New Zealand

Andy Maloney and Josh Junior celebrate at the Finn Gold Cup. Photo: BB Douro. The Finn Gold Cup had proved elusive to New Zealand sailors for so long but today Andy Maloney became the second Kiwi in 18 months to get his hands on the prestigious trophy. ... More >>

Maloney And Junior In The Top Three At Finn Gold Cup

Wednesday, 12 May 2021, 6:45 am | Yachting New Zealand

It's one of the most prized trophies in Olympic class sailing and both Andy Maloney and Josh Junior are well placed to get their hands on it heading into the final day of the Finn Gold Cup tonight (NZ time). Maloney holds a five-point lead over Hungary's ... More >>

Kiwis Well Placed After First Day Of Finn Gold Cup

Sunday, 9 May 2021, 3:33 pm | Yachting New Zealand

Andy Maloney and Josh Junior aren't getting carried away after making impressive starts to their Finn Gold Cup campaigns in Porto overnight (NZ time). Maloney leads after the first day, one point ahead of Joan Cardona of Spain with European champion ... More >>

Snow-Hansen And Willcox Win 470 European Title

Saturday, 8 May 2021, 12:05 pm | Yachting New Zealand

Dan Willcox and Paul Snow-Hansen celebrate with their coach Geoff Woolley. Photo: Joao Costa Ferreira Paul Snow-Hansen and Dan Willcox couldn't have asked for a better result heading into the Tokyo Olympics after winning the open men's 470 title at ... More >>

New Zealand Sailors Excited To Be Back At Finn Gold Cup

Friday, 7 May 2021, 2:50 pm | Yachting New Zealand

A lot has changed in the last 18 months but Josh Junior will be hoping a fair bit stays the same when he starts the defence of his Finn Gold Cup title on Saturday night (NZ time). The 31-year-old created history in December 2019 when he became ... More >>

Yachting New Zealand Launch New Schools Programme

Friday, 12 March 2021, 2:31 pm | Yachting New Zealand

All school children in New Zealand will have the opportunity to learn more about sailing through a new schools programme that focuses on the science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) associated with harnessing the power of the wind. The ... More >>

Junior Named Sailor Of The Year At Volvo Yachting Excellence Awards

Saturday, 21 November 2020, 8:25 am | Yachting New Zealand

Josh Junior was the first Kiwi to win the Finn Gold Cup (world championships). Photo: Robert Deaves. Josh Junior created history when he became the first Kiwi to win the Finn Gold Cup (world championships) and it was further recognised tonight when he ... More >>

Frustrating Finish For Kiwis At Laser World Championships

Monday, 17 February 2020, 2:20 am | Yachting New Zealand

For a group of sailors who pride themselves on being near the front of the fleet, the Laser world championships in Melbourne did not turn out as hoped for New Zealand's top three sailors. Sam Meech finished eighth overall at the Laser world championships. ... More >>

Burling And Tuke Claim Sixth 49er World Title

Sunday, 16 February 2020, 12:08 pm | Yachting New Zealand

It might not have been as dramatic as the last one but it was no less significant as Peter Burling and Blair Tuke won their sixth 49er world title in Geelong today. The pair started the day in second, only one point behind the Austrian crew of Benjamin ... More >>

Burling And Tuke Claim Sixth 49er World Title

Saturday, 15 February 2020, 8:46 pm | Yachting New Zealand

It might not have been as dramatic as the last one but it was no less significant as Peter Burling and Blair Tuke won their sixth 49er world title in Geelong today. Peter Burling and Blair Tuke celebrate a sixth 49er world title in Geelong today. ... More >>

Kiwi Sailors Well Placed At World Championships

Wednesday, 12 February 2020, 9:27 am | Yachting New Zealand

Some of New Zealand's top sailors felt more like gardeners today as they had to contend with thick seaweed when racing got under way at the 49er, 49erFX and Nacra 17 world championships in Geelong. The Nacra 17 fleet, in particular, had clumps ... More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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