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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 >>

Maloney And Meech Out Of 49erFX World Championships

Monday, 10 February 2020, 4:13 am | Yachting New Zealand

Alex Maloney and Molly Meech have withdrawn from the upcoming 49er, 49erFX and Nacra 17 world championships in Melbourne after Maloney fractured her foot in training two days ago. Alex Maloney and Molly Meech were second at last week's Oceania championships. ... More >>

Burling And Tuke Chasing Another 49er World Title

Sunday, 9 February 2020, 11:26 am | Yachting New Zealand

Peter Burling and Blair Tuke If they hadn't already won a few, Peter Burling and Blair Tuke might have felt a bit short changed with their latest stint as 49er world champions. The pair won their fifth 49er world title in Auckland as recently as December ... More >>

Junior becomes first Kiwi to win Finn world title

Sunday, 22 December 2019, 1:23 pm | Yachting New Zealand

For a brief moment Josh Junior thought he was in trouble during today's medal race but he did what he had done all week - sailed fast - to become the first New Zealander to win the Finn Gold Cup (world championships). More >>

Josh Junior has gold in his sights at Finn Gold Cup

Saturday, 21 December 2019, 11:08 am | Yachting New Zealand

It was a scorching day in Melbourne but Josh Junior kept his cool on the penultimate day of the Finn Gold Cup (world championships) and is in the driving seat to secure the gold medal. More >>

Kiwi sailors continue to shine at Finn Gold Cup

Wednesday, 18 December 2019, 9:10 am | Yachting New Zealand

The leaderboard is starting to take shape after two days of the Finn Gold Cup (world championships) in Melbourne but it still shows two Kiwis in the top three. More >>

Maloney and Junior on top after first day of Finn Gold Cup

Tuesday, 17 December 2019, 8:02 am | Yachting New Zealand

Andy Maloney and Josh Junior made a brilliant start to the Finn Gold Cup in Melbourne, with the pair sitting on top of the leaderboard after day one. More >>

Kiwi 49ers chasing medals on the final day

Sunday, 8 December 2019, 11:03 am | Yachting New Zealand

It's taken all week for Peter Burling and Blair Tuke to get there but they find themselves exactly where they want to be heading into the final day of the Hyundai 49er, 49erFX and Nacra 17 world championships in Auckland. More >>

Burling and Tuke make a splash at 49er world championships

Wednesday, 4 December 2019, 8:23 am | Yachting New Zealand

Peter Burling and Blair Tuke were about 400m away from the perfect start to the Hyundai 49er, 49erFX and Nacra 17 world championships today but a capsize close to the finish line left them thinking about what might have been. More >>

NZ sailors finish Enoshima World Cup on a high

Monday, 2 September 2019, 8:03 am | Yachting New Zealand

Medal races are a different proposition to fleet racing and the New Zealand crews in action today at the Hempel World Cup Series regatta in Enoshima excelled. More >>

Silver lining for Maloney and Meech at Enoshima World Cup

Sunday, 1 September 2019, 11:54 am | Yachting New Zealand

Alex Maloney and Molly Meech achieved more than a race win and a silver medal today at the World Cup Series regatta in Enoshima, they also enjoyed "redemption" after narrowly missing out on the medals the previous week. More >>

Burling and Tuke win gold at Olympic test event

Thursday, 22 August 2019, 8:07 am | Yachting New Zealand

Peter Burling and Blair Tuke knew they had essentially claimed gold at the Olympic test event in Enoshima moments after the start of today's 49er medal race. More >>

New Zealand sailors excel on day three of Olympic test event

Tuesday, 20 August 2019, 8:11 am | Yachting New Zealand

The race wins flowed for the New Zealand sailors on day three of the Olympic test event in Enoshima but, more importantly, four crews are all in medal contention heading into the final stages of the regatta. More >>

Men's 470 finish world championships on a high

Friday, 9 August 2019, 6:43 pm | Yachting New Zealand

Paul Snow-Hansen and Dan Willcox took advantage of the drama that unfolded around them at the 470 world championships in Japan today to finish second in the medal race and climb up to eighth overall. More >>

Kiwi pair aim to get back in the hunt at 470 world champs

Thursday, 8 August 2019, 8:22 am | Yachting New Zealand

Paul Snow-Hansen and Dan Willcox are aiming for three good results tomorrow at the 470 world championships in Japan to get themselves back in the hunt. More >>

New Zealand pair finish day on a high at 470 world champs

Tuesday, 6 August 2019, 8:07 am | Yachting New Zealand

Dan Willcox channelled his inner Sean Fitzpatrick when he described his day of racing at the 470 world championships in Japan as a "day of two halves". More >>

New Zealand pair win youth world title with a day to spare

Friday, 19 July 2019, 9:28 am | Yachting New Zealand

It was "horrible" at the time but a disappointment last week has helped Seb Menzies and Blake McGlashan win gold in the boy's 420 at the Hempel youth sailing world championships with a day to spare. More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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