Sam Meech pikced up New Zealand's third medal at the World Cup regatta in Enoshima.
It's often said success at the Olympic venue leads to success at the Games themselves and there were some encouraging results in Enoshima today with New Zealand sailors picking up two silver medals.
It's a mark of Sam Meech's class that he feels like he's sailing poorly but is still in contention for a medal heading into the final stages of a World Cup regatta.
There's a familiar look to the top of the 49erFX leaderboard after the second day of the World Cup regatta in Enoshima, with Alex Maloney and Molly Meech battling it out with the Brazilian combination.
Josh Junior crossed the finish line and gave the thumbs-up but it didn't really mask his disappointment after missing out on a medal on countback at the sailing world championships in Aarhus.
Golfers often talk about moving day at big tournaments when some roar into contention and others falter and many were left with a similar impression at the sailing world championships in Aarhus today.
Water skiing was a better option than sailing with a lack of wind meaning there was virtually no racing at the sailing world championships in Aarhus overnight (NZ time).
Logan Dunning Beck had an uneasy feeling when he heard the foreboding music playing nearby that it was a sign they were about to have a bad day at the sailing world championships in Aarhus. He needn’t have worried.
Sam Meech thinks he got a bit lucky but few of his rivals believe that after he took a firmer grasp on the lead in the Laser fleet at the sailing world championships in Aarhus overnight (NZ time).
Sam Meech illustrated in exemplary fashion why he's one of the favourites in the Laser fleet at the sailing world championships with two race wins on his opening day of action.