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Josh Porebski

Hometown:
Wellington
Date of Birth:
Teams:
Olympic Development Squad
Competition Class(es):
Nacra 17 (crew)

Josh Porebski recently teamed up with Gemma Jones in the Nacra 17 as the pair stake a claim to compete at next year's Tokyo Olympics. Josh had previously been campaigning in the 49er with Trent Rippey, enjoying some success at World Cup regattas. Josh knows what it takes to succeed at international level, having collected silver with Marcus Hansen at the 2013 49er world championships. 

Josh Porebski

Career highlights:

  • 2019 49er European Championships -12th
  • 2019 World Cup Series Genoa - 13th
  • 2019 Princess Sofia Regatta - 9th
  • 2019 JJ Giltinan Trophy - 2nd (with ASCC)
  • 2018 sailing world championships - 18th
  • 2018 Hyeres World Cup - 3rd
  • 2018 JJ Giltinan Trophy - 2nd (with Maersk Line)
  • 2018 Oceanbridge NZL Sailing Regatta - 1st
  • 2014 49er World Championship - 16th 
  • 2014 Olympic Test Event, Rio - 8th 
  • 2013 49er World Championships - silver
  • 2012 Skandia Sail For Gold Regatta – 13th
  • 2012 49er World Championship - 6th
  • 2011 Sail Melbourne International Regatta Olympic & Invited Classes – 6th
  • 2011 Open New Zealand Youth Match Racing National Championships – 1st
  • 2011 Hardy Cup – 9th
  • 2010 Volvo Youth Sailing ISAF World Championship (SL16) - 6th