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.
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.
New Zealand's top two Nacra 17 crews have been joined by three international combinations in Auckland this summer in a remarkable show of allegiance.
What strikes first is the speed – upwards of 27 knots – but then the noise hits. It's a constant, almost eerie, whistle as the wind passes through the boat.
Mark Orams thinks Sir Peter Blake would have had a huge smile on his face at the weekend looking down on an event in his own name that is potentially the largest multi-class centre board regatta in the world.
Gemma Jones and Jason Saunders mounted a stirring comeback on the final day of the Nacra world championships in France but just fell short of picking up a medal.
Gemma Jones and Jason Saunders had a disappointing day at the Nacra 17 world championships in France overnight (NZ time) but a new Kiwi crew emerged as medal contenders.
In a day of snakes and ladders, Gemma Jones and Jason Saunders briefly led the Nacra 17 world championships in France overnight (NZ time) before suffering a capsize and ending the day in sixth overall.
The real racing will begin tonight (NZ time) at the Nacra 17 world championships in France with the start of gold fleet racing and Gemma Jones and Jason Saunders are well placed to push for a podium finish.