It pays for Olympic class sailors to be handy mathematicians and Sam Meech found himself doing a few sums throughout the last day of Sail Sydney recently.
NZL Sailing Team
A number of Kiwis will be chasing medals tomorrow on the final day of Sail Sydney as they look to round off the year on a good note.
Alex Maloney and Molly Meech continued their dominance in the 49erFX at Sail Sydney, with seemingly their biggest worry keeping out of the way of ferries chugging up and down Sydney harbour.
Kiwi crews claimed bragging rights after the first day of Sail Sydney, with New Zealanders sitting on top of the leaderboard in all three classes they are competing in.
The aim of any Olympic programme is to have competition and depth and it’s exactly what is transpiring in the Laser class in this country.
Peter Burling made history at the Bay of Plenty Sports Awards, writes David Beck of the Rotorua Daily Post.
Blair Tuke helped Mapfre to finish first into Cape Town on the second leg of the Volvo Ocean Race but lost something on the way.
Bubble soccer and bullrush were on the agenda when the NZL Sailing Team met for a team camp in Auckland last week but there was also a focus on what the team need to do to be ready for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.
New Zealand sailors walked away from the Enoshima Olympic Week regatta with four medals, including golds to Alex Maloney and Molly Meech in the 49erFX and Tom Saunders in the Laser.
Another typhoon is starting to gather momentum and so are Alex Maloney and Molly Meech at the Enoshima Olympic Week regatta in Japan.