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.
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.
Athletes normally know if they have won a world title but for Courtney and Brianna Reynolds-Smith that realisation didn’t happen until the closing ceremony at the 470 junior world championships in Japan at the weekend.
Paul Snow-Hansen and Dan Willcox wrapped up their 470 world championships in Greece with a fourth in the double-points medal race overnight (NZ time) to finish ninth overall.
Paul Snow-Hansen and Dan Willcox will look to win tonight's medal race to finish the 470 world championships in Greece on a good note after they dropped out of medal contention overnight (NZ time).
Tonight's racing will be critical for Paul Snow-Hansen and Dan Willcox if they are to work their way into medal contention at the 470 world championships in Greece.
Paul Snow-Hansen and Dan Willcox remained in sixth at the 470 world championships in Greece overnight (NZ time) but any progress up the leaderboard was hindered by a disqualification in their second race.