Sam Meech showed his class, collecting a win in the only Laser race sailed overnight (NZT) at the World Cup regatta in Hyeres, France.
Andrew McKenzie was the best placed of the Kiwis after the first day of racing at the World Cup regatta in Hyeres overnight (NZ time) but many of the New Zealand contingent were looking forward to forecast strong winds to arrive.
(Sam Meech collected a sixth in the second race. Photo: Sailing Energy / World Sailing)
It was while out sailing with his parents that Sam Meech decided he wanted to put another Olympic campaign together.
Rio Olympic medallists Sam Meech and Jo Aleh headline a quality field lining up for the OKI 24-Hour Race which begins at Lake Pupuke on Saturday.
This month's 2017 national Laser championships at Lake Taupo promise close competition across all open, masters and youth fleets.
The world’s best junior sailors are in Torbay this week for the Aon Youth Sailing World Championships and the message to aspiring kids enrolled for the Volvo Sailing... Have A Go! programme is that the top sailors all started in the same boats they get to try out.
Winds were light for day two of the 2014 European Laser Standard and Laser Radial Championships being held in Split, Croatia and all fleets added just one race to their results before the diminishing sea breeze saw the second scheduled race cancelled.
Next week New Zealand’s best Olympic single-handed sailors will line up to contest the 2014 European Laser Standard and Laser Radial Championships.
The regatta, being held in Split, Croatia, is expected to attract large fleets including a full complement of the world’s best in the Olympic single-handed dinghy disciplines for both men and women.
The 2014 Delta Lloyd Regatta came to a thrilling conclusion on Saturday 24, May with all classes completing their series, including eight medal races.
Already on Friday evening, Dylan Fletcher and Alain Sign (GBR) had taken the gold in the 49er class after three exciting theatre style medal races just off from the harbour mouth.
After an arduous seven day series including twelve races for the gold fleet sailors the 2013 Laser World Championships have come to a close at Musannah Beach, Oman.
Just one race was possible on the final day of competition the start gun firing only a few minutes prior to the 3pm final cut off time giving competitors just one more crack on the race track to determine their final fate.