Sam Meech won his first World Cup regatta in Gamagori and wants to be in a position where he’s fighting for the title on a regular basis.
NZL Sailing Team
Sam Meech is in pole position ahead of today's medal race in the Laser fleet at the World Cup regatta in Gamagori and has already done enough to at least guarantee silver.
It was moving day for the New Zealanders at the World Cup regatta in Gamagori yesterday, with two boats lying second and seven of the eight inside the top 10.
A typhoon might be descending on Japan early next week but the sailors at the World Cup regatta in Gamagori are having to contend with painfully light winds.
Four New Zealand crews are among the top 10 after the first day of the new 2018 World Cup season in Gamagori, Japan, but the day was cut short for most due to a lack of wind.
Andrew McKenzie collected the biggest result of his career when he finished third in a high-quality field at the Laser European championships in Barcelona overnight (NZ time).
Jo Aleh will enter the fulltime workforce in November but the two-time Olympic medallist has no intention of retiring from sailing.
He’s been chasing America’s Cup success over the past 15 years and now Ian Stewart will look to deliver Olympic success after joining Yachting New Zealand as the new high performance director.
Some wonder why sailors are drug tested but, as Kim Taylor frm Drug Free Sport New Zealand explains, the sport has evolved rapidly in recent times.
Olympic champion and America's Cup winner Blair Tuke encourages all New Zealanders to enjoy the upcoming summer but urges them to be careful in the sun.