New Zealand collected two gold medals at Kiel Week, with Josh Junior winning the Finn and Alex Maloney and Molly Meech taking out the 49erFX.
Consistency has been hard to achieve for most in the challenging conditions at Kiel Week but a handful of New Zealand crews are in the hunt for medals, including Andy Maloney who leads the Finn.
Liv Mackay and Micah Wilkinson love a bit of breeze and they revelled in the challenging conditions on the second day of the Kiel Week regatta.
The New Zealand contingent made a strong start to Kiel Week, with five boats inside the top four after the first day or racing.
Sam Meech and Paul Snow-Hansen and Dan Willcox added two more medals from the World Cup regatta in Hyeres to round out a very successful event for New Zealand's sailors.
Consistency is very important in sailing and it’s something Josh Porebski and Trent Rippey are starting to establish.
Some titles at the Oceanbridge NZL Sailing Regatta came down to the last race.
Any regatta win is sweet but for Josh Porebski and Trent Rippey it tastes even better when it's over their trans-Tasman rivals and that's what they will be chasing tomorrow on the final day of the Oceanbridge NZL Sailing Regatta at Murrays Bay.
For so long a New Zealand crew has been at the forefront of the 49er fleet but now a trio of combinations are trying to go some way to emulating what Peter Burling and Blair Tuke achieved over the last Olympic cycle.
Alex Maloney and Molly Meech will leave Porto "pretty happy" after claiming bronze at the 49erFX world championships overnight (NZ time) but already have their sights on climbing a couple more steps of the podium next year.