The season is coming to a close for many young sailors but for a dozen talented youngsters things are only going to ramp up as they fine-tune their preparations for July's youth sailing world championships.
Yachting New Zealand are excited to partner with BLAKE for the inaugural BLAKE Inspire for Sailors programme – a five-day environmental leadership development adventure designed for emerging New Zealand sailors.
The wind came out to play at the Princess Sofia Regatta in Palma overnight (NZ time) and, ominously for some of their rivals, it also signalled the emergence of Peter Burling and Blair Tuke into the top five of the 49er fleet.
The first European regatta of the season is always an opportunity for the New Zealand sailors to check in on how summer training has gone and, for Andy Maloney and Josh Junior, it appears to have gone well.
The New Zealand contingent at the Princess Sofia Regatta in Palma made a good start, with four crews inside the top four of their classes, but no racing was possible in the 49er fleet meaning Peter Burling and Blair Tuke's international comeback was del
Peter Burling and Blair Tuke have become used to people watching them, given their achievement over the past decade, and know they will be under the spotlight at this week's Princess Sofia regatta in Palma.
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