Seven New Zealand sailors with previous experience at the youth sailing world championships have been selected for July's youth worlds in the United States.
New Zealand sailors made a successful start to the European season, winning three medals at the Princess Sofia regatta in Palma, the third-most of any nation at the event.
Sam Meech has guaranteed himself a medal at the Princess Sofia regatta in Palma and three other New Zealand boats will be fighting for a podium finish on the final day of the event tonight (NZ time).
Sam Meech lost some ground at the Princess Sofia regatta in Palma overnight (NZ time) but he's still in gold-medal contention heading into the business end of the event.
The wind made its presence felt in Palma and so did a handful of New Zealand sailors as they made their move on the third day of the Princess Sofia regatta.
New Zealand's top sailors are well placed at the Princess Sofia regatta in Palma, including three in the top 10 in the highly-competitive Laser fleet.
The name Meech was prominent after a tricky first day at the Princess Sofia Regatta in Palma overnight (NZ time).
Paul Snow-Hansen and Dan Willcox are rarities in New Zealand Olympic class sailing.
Liv Mackay and Micah Wilkinson are feeling confident ahead of their first major European event when they line up at next week's Princess Sofia regatta in Palma.
Honda Marine have vowed to defend the JJ Giltinan Trophy next year after becoming the first New Zealand team to win the event for 44 years.