The pathway for sailors in the Olympic classes is a well-trodden one but the opportunities open for young keelboat sailors are less well known. And there are plenty of opportunities.
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 Paul Snow-Hansen and Dan Willcox it was perfect conditions today at the Oceanbridge NZL Sailing Regatta at Murrays Bay. For others, it was pretty chaotic.
The 2018 NZL Sailing Team has a fresh look to it with three additions to last year’s squad as the focus on the 2020 Tokyo Olympics heats up.
Sailing took a significant step towards reinclusion at the Paralympics when it was given approval to proceed to the next stage of the application process for the 2024 Paralympics in Paris.
The medals proved elusive for the New Zealand sailors at the World Cup regatta in Miami but all three crews in action today proved they are in good form early in the year.
Two Kiwi crews will be on the medal hunt tomorrow at the final day of the World Cup regatta in Miami.
Paul Snow-Hansen and Dan Willcox tend to go about their business in a quiet fashion but their steady climb up the men's 470 leaderboard at the World Cup regatta in Miami won't have gone unnoticed.
There's only a small contingent of New Zealand sailors at the World Cup regatta in Miami but they are making themselves known with all three inside the top eight after two days of racing.