New Zealand sailors made a successful start to the European season, winning three medals at the Princess Sofia regatta in Palma, the third-most of any nation at the event.
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Sam Meech has guaranteed himself a medal at the Princess Sofia regatta in Palma and three other New Zealand boats will be fighting for a podium finish on the final day of the event tonight (NZ time).
Sam Meech lost some ground at the Princess Sofia regatta in Palma overnight (NZ time) but he's still in gold-medal contention heading into the business end of the event.
Paul Snow-Hansen and Dan Willcox are rarities in New Zealand Olympic class sailing.
Josh Junior kept his nerve and his boat upright to win a dramatic medal race at the Finn European Championships in Spain but it wasn't quite enough to claim bronze.
Josh Junior will battle it out for bronze at the Finn European Championships in Spain tonight (NZ time) but will also battle the elements.
Consistency is paying off for Josh Junior at the Finn European Championships in Spain, with the Wellington sailor now up to third on his return to Olympic class competition.
Josh Junior and Andy Maloney were looking forward to tucking into a steak after a tiring third day at the Finn Europeans in Cadiz, Spain, overnight (NZ time).
As many as 400 of the world’s best sailors will descend on Auckland, New Zealand, next year for the 49er, 49erFX and Nacra 17 world championships.
Andy Maloney and Josh Junior are hovering around the top 10 at the Finn European Championships in Cadiz, Spain, on a congested leaderboard.