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Jason Saunders

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.

Rodd & Gunn: On board as NZL's principle sponsor for San Francisco 2013

The NZL Sailing team with ETNZ are celebrating a new partnership with one of New Zealand’s iconic menswear brands: Rodd & Gunn. Skipper Peter Burling and his team of under 25’s will be meticulous in their preparation for the Red Bull Youth Americas Cup, leaving no stone unturned and using only the most reliable of equipment from suppliers that they can trust. This extreme attention to detail extends as far as the choice of clothes on their back.

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