sail-world.com
 
 
News Home Cruising Photo Gallery Video Gallery
Sail-World.com : NZL has outstanding penultimate day at 49er Worlds in Zadar, Croatia
NZL has outstanding penultimate day at 49er Worlds in Zadar, Croatia

'NZL 49er Marcus Hansen/Josh Porebski lie in 10th place overall in their first major international 49er regatta - 2012 49er Worlds, Croatia.'    Nikola Sisko

Peter Burling and Blair Tuke report from the 49er World Championships:

Fantastic penultimate day for both NZL 49er crews at their 2012 Worlds in Zadar, Croatia.

The second to last day of 49er racing started the same as every day this week with a light Mediterranean sea breeze coming in before lunch, barely rising to 10 knots each day. With beautiful weather and the air temp rising to nearly 30 deg - sunnies, hats and rash top conditions. Zadar is an absolutely stunning place (unless you want more than 10 knots) to sail in with next to no tidal movement.

NZL’s apprentice crew Marcus Hansen/Josh Porebski (both 19) are Peter Burling /Blair Tuke’s NZ 49er training partners. They started the day off by leading the first race in Gold fleet and finishing this race in third. They are having an amazing week currently lying in 10th overall – this being their first time in Gold fleet at a major regatta. With scores of 3,7,12 they were the third best scoring boat for the day.

On the beach, Zadar - 2012 49er Worlds, Croatia -  Nikola Sisko  

Peter (21) and Blair (22) consolidated their second overall with scores of 7,1,3 reducing the deficit to overall leaders, current World champions Nathan Outteridge/Iain Jensen, from 21 to 9 points once the first gold fleet drop came into play -and increasing their buffer from the boats behind to over 20 points.

The forecast tomorrow is for more of the same.

Gold fleet are programmed to start their final 2 races at 11am local time – wind permitting (9pm Sat Evening NZ time) followed by the Top 10 medal race to decide the 49er World Champion. 74 crews are completing in the regatta, split into three fleets.

NZL 49er Assn

Overall results ... http://www.49erworlds.org/index.php/overall-results/
Daily reports from venue ... http://www.49erworlds.org/index.php/media/

Nice day at the office for NZL coach Jez Fanstone - 2012 49er Worlds, Croatia -  Nikola Sisko  

NZL 49er Peter Burling/Blair Tuke - beautiful condition in Zadar - 2012 49er Worlds, Croatia -  Nikola Sisko  

NZL 49er Peter Burling/Blair Tuke, blue bibs (for second boat overall) rounding top mark - 2012 49er Worlds, Croatia -  Nikola Sisko  


by NZL 49er association

  

Click on the FB Like link to post this story to your FB wall

http://www.sail-world.com/index.cfm?nid=97118

8:34 PM Fri 11 May 2012GMT


Click here for printer friendly version
Click here to send us feedback or comments about this story.

Click for further information on


Related News Stories:

11 May 2012  Outstanding results for NZ sailors in three Olympic Class Worlds
10 May 2012  Are you interested in Kiteboard Racing?
07 May 2012  RS:X and Techno Association of NZ appeal ISAF Decision
06 May 2012  NZL 49er prepares for World Championships in Croatia
05 May 2012  She's Home - Steinlager 2 returns to Auckland + Videos
04 May 2012  Kendall Cup Techno windsurfer sailing series completed
02 May 2012  Sir Fred Allen: A yachtsman remembered + Audio
29 Apr 2012  Sam Osborne wins the Baltic Lifejackets NZ Women’s Keelboat Nationals
29 Apr 2012  Big interest in 2012 Auckland Winter Sprint Racing for Optimists
28 Apr 2012  Osborne leads on Day 1 of Baltic Lifejackets NZ Women’s Keelboat Nats
MORE STORIES ...






News - USA and the World



















































America's Cup: Challenger calls Competitor Meeting ahead of deadline *Feature by Richard Gladwell Sail-World.com/nz,
















New Classification Code for consultation released by the IPC
Clipper Round The World Yacht Race fleet heads for London
Volvo Ocean Race - Abu Dhabi and Team Alvimedi head for England
Rio 2016 in the sights of ISAF Youth Worlds 420 sailors
Exciting new International Audi Melges 20 Ranking System now in play
FISU World University Match Racing Championships - GBR women win gold
2014 Seiko 49er and 49erFX European Championship - Day 2
Volvo Ocean Race teams Abu Dhabi and Alvimedica leave Newport, RI
Half Ton Classics Cup - Champagne conditions on Day 2 + Video
ABYC Fourth of July Regatta - Snipes join the action
Volvo Cork Week - Three bullets for ballistic catapult
Nacra 17 Europeans - Besson and Riou lead the overall standings
Formula 16 World Championship - Aussies claim title in Newport
Vestas Sailrocket 3 - The journey beckons
Clipper Round the World - London to provide emotional heroes welcome
ISAF Youth Worlds - Italians to lead RS:X fleet in Tavira
Vestas Sailrocket 3 - Over the Horizon
Foiling Week - Italian Moth Championship - Final results
NYYC Race Week - Yachting history on display
Rescued sailors reach shore after dramatic ocean rescue
Half Ton Classics Cup: Swuzzlebubble out front on Day 1 + Video   
New York Yacht Club Race Week - Yachting history on display   
Volvo Cork Week - Thrilling conditions welcome international fleet   
Nacra 17 Europeans: Success for Italy's Bissaro and Sicouri   
America's Cup: 2017 venue short-list reduced to two Cities   
Formula Windsurfing Youth and Master Worlds overall   
49er and 49erFX Europeans: Pitfalls aplenty on day 1 + Video   
ISAF Youth Worlds - Laser Radial sailors look to join list of legends   
Coville soon to chase solo circumnavigation record in giant trimaran   
Fierce competition at the Meanline Fins Slalom Challenge   
Volvo Ocean Race - Team Brunel opt for experienced winner   
Bakewell-White supermaxi designed to take Transpac's Barn Door Trophy *Feature   
Crew rescued by navy patrol from J/111 racer after Mayday in storm   
Team Alvimedica practice in Newport, RI - Photos   
18 foot skiff European Championship (Open Europeans) - Final results   
Nacra 17 European Championships - No action on day 1   
ISAF Youth Worlds - 29er and SL16 sailors prepare for battle + Video   
Volvo Ocean Race: Eight new crew members named by teams   
Volvo Ocean Race: New additions to Spanish team announced   
2014 Cape Panwa Hotel Phuket Raceweek - Phuket Island is ready to host   


For this week's complete news stories select    Last 7 Days
   Search All News
For last month's complete news stories select    Last 30 Days
   Archive News







Sail-World.com  


















Switch Default Region to:

Social Media

Asia

Australia

Canada

Europe

New Zealand

United Kingdom


http://www.sail-world.com/event_images/image/Twitter_logo_small.png http://www.sail-world.com/event_images/image/FaceBook-icon.png  http://www.sail-world.com/event_images/image/RSS-Icon.png

United States

Cruising Northern

Cruising Southern

MarineBusiness World

PowerBoat World

FishingBoating World

 

Contact

Commercial

News

Search

Contact Us

Advertisers Information

Submit news/events

Search Stories/Text

Feedback

Advertisers Directory

Newsletter Archive

Photo Gallery

 

Banner Advertising Details

Newsletter Subscribe

Video Gallery

Policies

 

 

 

Privacy Policy

 

 


Cookie Policy

 

 



This site and its contents are © Copyright TetraMedia and/or the original author, photographer etc. All Rights Reserved.  Photographs are copyright by law.  If you wish to use or buy a photograph contact the photographer directly.
XLXL NEW US
LocalAds   DE  ES  FR  IT