sail-world.com
 
 
News Home Cruising Photo Gallery Video Gallery
Sail-World.com : NZL Sailing Team: Massive gains on Day 2 - Sailing World Cup Palma
NZL Sailing Team: Massive gains on Day 2 - Sailing World Cup Palma

'Jo Aleh and Polly Powrie competing on Day 1 - 2014 ISAF Sailing World Cup Mallorca'    © Trofeo S.A.R. Princesa Sofia / Jesus Renedo    Click Here to view large photo

NZL Sailing Team crews made massive gains on day two of the ISAF Sailing World Cup Palma in now Mallorca, Spain. Conditions were light again today and racing continued into the evening.

Plenty of single-figure race results for the kiwi team, including some race wins, has resulted in improved standings with five crews edging into the top ten of their fleet. Jo Aleh and Polly Powrie are now in third; Peter Burling and Blair Tuke are in fourth.

470: World and Olympic Champions Jo Aleh and Polly Powrie (pictured above in action today) have made up significant ground on their rivals on day two of the six day regatta leaping into the top three. In today’s two races for the Women’s 470 class Team Jolly were fourth and fifth and now discard their 17th from day one to climb the standings and sit two points adrift of the Brazilians in second place.

Over in the Men’s division Paul Snow-Hansen and Daniel Willcox have improved to 13th overall aided by a second place in the second race of the day, their best finish in the regatta so far.

49er and 49erFX: Peter Burling and BlairTuke, also reigning world champs in their class, went 2, 2, 2 in their three races today and are up into fourth place on the leader board as a result. Points are tight at the top with just three separating the kiwis from the leaders as the qualification round concludes.

Alexandra Maloney and Molly Meech are now in 20th in the Women’s skiff event, placing 23rd and eighth in their two races today, and Marcus Hansen and Josh Porebski are in 43rd in the Men’s.

Laser: All three NZL Sailing Team Laser campaigners had an excellent day on the water in Palma with two New Zealand sailors edging into the top ten of the 144-strong fleet.

Thomas Saunders (Tauranga Yacht & Powerboat Club) is now in sixth after two top three finishes today – a third and a second. Sam Meech, also from Tauranga, is two places back in eighth overall returning a 10th and a win on day two. Meanwhile Andy Maloney sailed home with a gun and a second which sees the Murrays Bay Sailing Club representative lift his overall position an astonishing 34 places to sit 17th.

Finn: After a solid day with three single digit results (8, 4, 5) Josh Junior, from the Worser Bay Boating Club, has improved his overall standing from lying 19th at the start of the day up to seventh overall in the 56-strong Finn fleet. Team-mate Andrew Murdoch, from the Kerikeri Cruising Club, has also climbed the ranks after day two and now lies 13th on the leader board.

Nacra 17: Gemma Jones and Jason Saunders took a race win today in the mixed multihull class and have improved their position to 27th.

Women’s RS:X: On the water until late into the evening the female windsurfers sailed two races today, Natalia Kosinska dropping from eighth to 12th in the ranks.

Racing continues tomorrow and runs over the next five days with titles and medals set to be decided in Palma on April 5th.

The schedule for ISAF Sailing World Cup Palma…

31st March – Practice Race
31st March – 5th April – Racing Days

ISAF Sailing World Cup Palma; New Zealand’s standings after Day 2

Full results click here

Women’s RS:X (56 boards)
12th Natalia Kosinska – NZL Sailing Team, RS:X Women (11, 1, 21, 27)
Women’s 470 (47 boats)
3rd Jo Aleh and Polly Powrie - NZL Sailing Team (9, 17, 4, 5)
Men’s 470 (78 boats)
12th Paul Snow-Hansen and Daniel Willcox – NZL Sailing Team (9, 9, 11, 12, 2)
49er (79 boats)
4th Peter Burling and Blair Tuke – NZL Sailing Team (16, 1, 29, 2, 2, 2)
43rd Marcus Hansen and Josh Porebski – NZL Sailing Team (13, 23, 1, 28, 27, UFD)
58th Ben Goodwin and Sam Bullock (15, 25, 28, UFD, 28, 21)
49erFX (49 boats)
20th Alexandra Maloney and Molly Meech – NZL Sailing Team, 49erFX (15, 5, 8, 23, 8)
Finn (56 boats)
7th Josh Junior – NZL Sailing Team, Finn (26, 6, 8, 4, 5)
13th Andrew Murdoch – NZL Sailing Team, Finn (7, 14, 28, 22, 6)
Laser (144 boats)
6th Thomas Saunders – NZL Sailing Team (7, 11, 6, 3, 2)
8th Sam Meech – NZL Sailing Team (14, 2, 7, 10, 1)
17thAndy Maloney – NZL Sailing Team (15, 13, 14, 1, 2)
68th Andrew McKenzie (32, 23, 12, 25, 18)
Nacra 17 (73 boats)
27th Gemma Jones and Jason Saunders – NZL Sailing Team (27, 26, 8, 1, 13)

Coaches and support: Jez Fanstone, Nathan Handley, John Cutler, Hamish Willcox, Steve Erickson, Peter Evans and Will Howden

About the NZL Sailing Team

The NZL Sailing Team includes New Zealand’s top Olympic campaigners who have made the top 20% in their most recent (respective) class World Championships or pinnacle event and have shown consistency of performance over the year including other significant Championships.

Yachting New Zealand’s High Performance Programme is focussed on winning medals at the Olympics in Rio 2016 and Tokyo 2020.

NZL Sailing Team sailors all started out at grass roots yacht clubs around the country and with commitment, dedication and drive have risen to be world class athletes; they work hard in the gym, train long hours on the water and are supported by great coaches.


by Jodie Bakewell-White


  

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

http://www.sail-world.com/index.cfm?nid=120655

12:45 AM Wed 2 Apr 2014GMT


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


Related News Stories:

01 Apr 2014  NZL Sailing Team: Palma - Double digits on the points table on Day 1
31 Mar 2014  2014 Lidgard Sails Evans Bay Regatta – The Preview
25 Mar 2014  Decisive win in Knight Frank South Island Young 88 Championship
25 Mar 2014  ISAF Youth Worlds: Yachting NZ name a very strong, full team for 2014
21 Mar 2014  2014 Knight Frank South Island Young 88 Championship
19 Mar 2014  RNZYS Youth Team to sail X-Yacht in Jack Tar Auckland Regatta
18 Mar 2014  2014 12 Foot Skiff Nationals: Dancing with Cyclone Lusi
17 Mar 2014  Closest ever 3.7 Class Championship, 40 years on from when it started
17 Mar 2014  Fox and Associates President’s Cup Canterbury Keelboat Championship
17 Mar 2014  Sail-World New Zealand: Website format changes - end of an era in NZ
MORE STORIES ...






News - USA and the World





Volvo Ocean Race: Team Vestas Wind gears up in Alicante by Richard Gladwell/Sail-World.com/nz,






































Soling North American Championship concludes on Lake Erie by Canadian International Soling Association,
























ISAF Sailing World Championships Santander: The overall results +Video
ISAF Sailing Worlds - Four champions crowned as racing wraps up
ISAF Sailing Worlds, Santander - USA finishes Top-10 in 4 classes
Outteridge and Jensen – What doesn’t kill you makes you stronger
ISAF Sailing Worlds, Santander - Giles Scott wins Gold
Santander Worlds - 49ers Burling and Tuke clear ahead
ISAF Sailing Worlds – Live broadcast - Medal races
Starboard Hatteras Wave Jam day 5
WMRT Chicago Match Cup 2014 – GAC Pindar through to the semi-finals
Bart’s Bash 2014 at Royal Hong Kong Yacht Club in Victoria Harbour
Bart's Bash: First event in at Wakatere in New Zealand
ISAF Sailing Worlds Santander 2014 - AUS Laser and 470 Medals + video
2014 Patriot Regatta - U.S. Coast Guard team wins
2014 ISAF Sailing World Championships - Santander - Day 9 highlights
2014 Etchells North American Championship – Day 2
Chicago Match Cup - Top four tour teams tackle tomorrow in semi-finals
470 Men and Women Worlds - Champions decided in Santander
ISAF Sailing Worlds, Santander: 49er and Nacra 17 world titles claimed
ISAF Sailing Worlds - Caleb Paine through to Finn medal race + video
ISAF Worlds - 49er, 49erFX, Finn and Nacra 17 Rio 2016 spots taken
ISAF Sailing Worlds - 470 Women's medal race images by Thom Touw   
ISAF Sailing Worlds, Santander: Scott all set to lift Finn world title   
ISAF Sailing Worlds - 470 Men's medal race images by Thom Touw   
ISAF Sailing Worlds, Santander - Aussies and Austrians claim 470 gold   
ISAF Sailing Worlds, Santander: 470 awards images by Sail-World.com   
ISAF Sailing Worlds, Santander - 470 medal race images by Jesus Renedo   
Annapolis-to-Newport Race - 'What to Expect' Seminar to take place   
Royal Cup Marina Ibiza - No racing on penultimate day   
Belcher takes record fifth 470 World Championship   
ISAF Sailing World Championships - Santander - Day 8 video highlights   
2014 Great Lakes Team Racing Championship about to set off   
2014 Etchells North American Championship - Day 1   
2014 U.S. Multihull Championship - Day 1   
2014 Chicago Match Cup - Repechage top four determined in final flight   
J/24 World Championship - 35th anniversary preview   
470 Men and Women Worlds - Santander medal race line-up confirmed   
ISAF Sailing Worlds, Santander - Day 8 images by Sail-World.com   
Royal Cup Marina Ibiza - Quantum Racing stumbles in coastal race   
ISAF Sailing Worlds, Santander - Americans ready for 470 medal races   
ISAF Sailing Worlds, Santander: Action ramps up with end zone in sight   


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