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NZ Crews In Top 10 Spots In Netherlands

Fuseworks Media
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Wellington, May 30 NZPA - Three New Zealand crews are lying in the top 10 of their respective fleets at an Olympic class regatta in the Netherlands.

The event at Medemblik, is the fifth of seven rounds that make up the inaugural sailing World Cup.

With two days of racing to go, Jo Aleh and Olivia Powrie the best placed of the Kiwis, lying fourth in the women's 470 with just five points separating them from third spot.

Making their debut as a duo, Hamish Pepper and Craig Monk are 10th in the 28-strong Star fleet.

In the Finn class, Dan Slater is currently sixth, leaping up the leaderboard overnight after being able to discard a black flag in race three.

Slater was seventh and fourth overnight, moving him up from 17th to 6th with two days to sail.

Geoff Woolley and Mark Overington are 20th in the men's 470.


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