It was a victory that captivated a nation, so it was little surprise when Emirates Team New Zealand were named Executive Travel Sailor of the Year at the annual Volvo Yachting Excellence Awards.
NZL Sailing Team
Andy Maloney took out the supreme award at the Harbour Sport Excellence Awards on Friday night but felt he was a small part of a big team who won yachting's biggest prize - the America's Cup.
Bubble soccer and bullrush were on the agenda when the NZL Sailing Team met for a team camp in Auckland last week but there was also a focus on what the team need to do to be ready for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.
The Volvo Yachting Excellence Awards are on later this month and some of the winners have already been announced. Here is the final instalment on the winners so far.
It can be devastating for an athlete if their chance of achieving a goal is undone by making the wrong choice about a supplement.
The Volvo Yachting Excellence Awards are on later this month and some of the winners have already been announced. We'll be profiling them over the next few weeks.
Entries are open for the Oceanibridge NZL Sailing Regatta, this country's premier Olympic and youth classes regatta and the New Zealand leg of the newly-created Tasman Series.
New Zealand sailors walked away from the Enoshima Olympic Week regatta with four medals, including golds to Alex Maloney and Molly Meech in the 49erFX and Tom Saunders in the Laser.
Another typhoon is starting to gather momentum and so are Alex Maloney and Molly Meech at the Enoshima Olympic Week regatta in Japan.
The first day of the Enoshima Olympic Week regatta was about backing yourself and hoping it came off and it did for a couple of New Zealand boats.