Erica Dawson contemplated giving up sailing altogether but now realises she has a big future in the sport.
Aon Fast Track squad
Eight members are in this year's Aon Fast Track Squad.
Andrew McKenzie was the best placed of the Kiwis after the first day of racing at the World Cup regatta in Hyeres overnight (NZ time) but many of the New Zealand contingent were looking forward to forecast strong winds to arrive.
(Sam Meech collected a sixth in the second race. Photo: Sailing Energy / World Sailing)
The next breed of potential Olympic sailors has been identified with the announcement of the Aon Fast Track squad.