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Gemma Jones

Jones and Saunders going for gold at world champs test event

Gemma Jones and Jason Saunders didn't really know what to expect in their first regatta together since last year's Olympics. Tonight (NZ time) they will sail for the gold medal at the sailing world championships test event in Aarhus.

The pair are second in the Nacra 17 fleet with three medal races scheduled tonight. They managed only one race this morning due to light winds, being sent out onto the course at 6pm Denmark time, and banked a second to leave them only three points behind the leaders, Lin Cenholt and Christian Lubeck of Denmark.

ISAF Sailing World Cup Melbourne: Final Wrap, NZ Nacra 17 places 5th

Five Medal Races wrapped up the action at ISAF Sailing World Cup Melbourne. A strong northerly breeze met athletes at Sandringham Yacht Club for the final day of ISAF Sailing World Cup Melbourne. With gusts over 20 knots there were thrills and spills aplenty on the Stadium course as fans gathered on the Yacht Club balcony to enjoy the spectacle.

NZL Sailing Team Update: Three sailors added to NZL Sailing Team

Top results at pinnacle international regattas have seen three sailors added to the NZL Sailing Team - Yachting New Zealand’s group of top level Olympic class campaigners.
The announcements broaden the range of the NZL Sailing Team with a woman windsurfer back on the team and a mixed multihull campaign for the first time ever.

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