New Zealand sailors collected a full set of medals at the World Cup regatta in Hyeres overnight (NZ time) with a gold, silver and bronze and the prospect of more tonight.
NZL Sailing Team
Alex Maloney and Molly Meech will be racing for gold tonight (NZ time) in the medal race of the 49erFX at the World Cup regatta in Hyeres.
Plenty of high scores are being recorded as sailors struggle with the light winds at the World Cup in Hyeres but a handful of New Zealanders are in medal contention as the regatta moves into the final stages.
Alex Maloney and Molly Meech made their move on the second day of the World Cup regatta in Hyeres, posting two wins from three races to jump into second overall in the 49erFX.
Eight New Zealand crews were in the top 10 but it wasn't without its challenges on a tricky first day of racing at the World Cup regatta in Hyeres.
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.
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.