The have a go programme down at the Volvo Ocean Race village is proving a hit.
One of the key factors behind the success of New Zealand’s sailors at last year’s Olympics was the amount of time they spent in Rio leading up to the Games and it’s an approach they plan to take again ahead of Tokyo 2020.
Many of New Zealand’s top sailors are in Enoshima this week to get their first look at the sailing venue for the Tokyo Olympics.
Alex Maloney and Molly Meech will leave Porto "pretty happy" after claiming bronze at the 49erFX world championships overnight (NZ time) but already have their sights on climbing a couple more steps of the podium next year.
Cartwheels, capsizes and cancellations were the order of the day at the 49er and 49erFX world championships in Porto but Alex Maloney and Molly Meech are still in sight of their second world title.
Jo Aleh is planning on competing at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics but she will be without long-time partner Polly Powrie who has retired from Olympic sailing.
A host of Yachting New Zealand sailors have been named among the finalists for the 2016 annual Massey University Harbour Sport Excellence Awards. The awards recognize exceptional performances and contribution to sport in the North Harbour region and will be celebrated on 25 November.