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NZL Sailing Team Update: Double Gold for New Zealand

Our reigning World Champions in the 49er and 470 have shown their class and delivered two gold medals at ISAF Sailing World Cup Palma which wrapped up today on the Spanish Island of Mallorca.
Peter Burling and Blair Tuke secured the 49er gold with ease, while Jo Aleh and Polly Powrie came from behind to topple the French leaders and take the Women’s 470 gold on the final day.

NZL Sailing Team Update: Wild and wet in Palma with two days to go

It was an eventful day in Palma for day four of the ISAF Sailing World Cup Regatta with plenty of wind, waves and capsizes - and one enormous air carrier forcing the Race Committee to change course areas.
Despite not staying upright Peter Burling and Blair Tuke still have the overall lead in the 49er. None of the 470 divisions raced in today’s high winds meaning Jo Aleh and Polly Powrie are still lying 3rd.

NZL Sailing Team Update: Burling and Tuke take the lead in Palma

Peter Burling and Blair Tuke have taken the lead in the 49er class as ISAF Sailing World Cup Palma at the regatta’s midway mark in Mallorca, Spain today. Jo Aleh and Polly Powrie retain 3rd in the Women’s 470.
Many of the NZL Sailing Team had their best day yet making further gains on day three of the six day regatta, which saw a mix of conditions with solid breeze and waves on some course areas while others were light and fickle. Four kiwi crews are now in the top five of their fleet.

NZL Sailing Team ready for ISAF Sailing World Cup Palma

The European season is about to get underway for the NZL Sailing Team with the start of racing at ISAF Sailing World Cup Palma scheduled for Monday next week.
A team of 14 crews (including 21 sailors) will represent New Zealand in eight events at the up-coming ISAF Sailing World Cup Regatta which runs over six days on the Spanish island of Palma de Mallorca.

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