Paul Snow-Hansen and Dan Willcox came to Europe with few expectations but will return home buoyed about what they can achieve in the next 18 months after finishing third at the 470 European championships in San Remo today.
GOfuel offer discounts for Yachting New Zealand’s membership card holders and smartphone app users of between five and 10 cents a litre at the pump and have the added benefit of helping put money back into yachting and boating.
It was a bit like the story of Goldilocks and the Three Bears today for the New Zealand sailors at their respective European championships - no wind at one venue, too much at another and just right at a third.
George Lee Rush continued his impressive form from the recent Optimist nationals to claim the title at the prestigious 2019 RenaissanceRe Junior Gold Cup in Bermuda, beating the best Opti sailors from around the world.
New Zealand sailors are renowned for enjoying a bit of breeze and Paul Snow-Hansen and Dan Willcox took advantage on day four of the 470 European championships by winning a race they describe as one of their career highlights.
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.
Sam Meech's ambition at the start of each regatta is to put himself in contention to finish on the podium going into the medal race and invariably he achieves that which is why he's the world's top-ranked Laser sailor.
Sam Meech has some good memories of sailing in Hyeres and he's on his way to creating some more after winning both of his races on the first day of the 51st Semaine Olympique Française overnight (NZ time).
The XC90 is pure, Swedish luxury. Every surface, stitch and curve has been carefully considered to offer you a heightened sense of driving harmony. And we've combined this craftsmanship with an exceptional range of innovations to improve power, efficiency, connectivity and safety.