NZ pair feeling at home ahead of world champs

For a pair who typically spend more than 150 days each year overseas, Alex Maloney and Molly Meech are enjoying a rare prolonged period at home. Even more than that, however, the Olympic silver medallists are relishing the prospect of racing in their first major regatta in New Zealand at next month’s Hyundai 49er, 49erFX and […]

Medalists Decided in 49erFX – Color To Be Determined

Alex Maloney with Molly Meech (NZL) gave up their lead after today’s first race, but then stormed back in the second and third race to retake the lead and now sit 12 points ahead of the rest heading into the medal race. Charlotte Dobson with Saskia Tikey (GBR) rode yesterdays wave and pulled into first […]

Rio Rivals Renew Battle In Next Olympic Venue

With 35 Olympic medallists and numerous World Champions racing at World Cup Series Enoshima, familiar rivalries have resumed in Japan on the waters of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Sailing Competition. Conditions across the opening two days of competition have been ideal for the 466 sailors from 44 nations. A north easterly breeze ranging from 12-17 […]

Deutschland Sailors Stake Early Podium Spots in 49er and FX

After losing the first two days of the 2017 49er and FX World Championship to a lack of sailable conditions, Day 3 of the 2017 Worlds opened under yet another curtain of fog, rain, and light air.  With a tantalizing breeze a few miles offshore just beyond the fog banks, frustration reigned ashore for sailors, […]

Olympic rivalry renewed in Santander

The World Cup Series Final in Santander, Spain will see a familiar rivalry renewed when racing commences on Tuesday 6 June. Rio 2016 Olympic gold medallists Martine Grael and Kahena Kunze (BRA) will face off against silver medallists Alex Maloney and Molly Meech (NZL) for the first time since the Olympic Games. The teams were […]

4-Way Showdown In Women’s Skiff – Brazil – Denmark – Spain – New Zealand

Brazilian Martine Grael headlines a fleet of champions heading into a medal race showdown.  After 12 races there are four previous champions all tied for the lead heading into the 49erFX medal race.  The pundits couldn’t choose a favorite heading into the Rio skiff regatta, and they were correct.  Of the eight teams that were […]

Conti and Burling jump to the top

Giulia Conti and Francesca Clapcich have moved into pole position in the FX women’s fleet with one day day to go in Porto at the 49er European Championships. Meanwhile, with two days to go, Pete Burling and Blair Tuke have made their customary big move with three very solid race results that puts them at […]

Kiwis Take the Win, Stay Hungry To Improve

Going into the medal race in Miami it is red bull sponsored Alex Maloney and Molly Meech (NZL) who will take the victory.  After 12 fleet races they are out in front by 50 points, the largest margin of victory for any World Cup ever in the 49erFX.  Alex and Molly are the 2013 World […]