Yachting: Maloney and Meech in medal position

Alex Maloney and Molly Meech of New Zealand sail through the waves in the 49er FX class. Photo / Getty Images
Alex Maloney and Molly Meech of New Zealand sail through the waves in the 49er FX class. Photo / Getty Images

New Zealanders Alex Maloney and Molly Meech are second overall after two days of the 49erFX Skiff class ISAF Sailing World Cup in Miami.

Fellow Kiwis Ellie Copeland and Erica Dawson lie in 17th position.

Two New Zealanders find themselves in the top 10 after two days of the Laser class. Andy Maloney is fifth while Sam Meech is ninth overall. Thomas Saunders (12th) and Mike Bullot (21st) complete the Kiwi entrants.

In the 49er Skiff class Markus Somerville and Josh Porebski lie in 26th place with Logan Dunning Becj and Jack Simpson 39th and Isaac McHardie and Trent Rippey 43rd.

Sara Winther is 48th in the Laser Radials while Olivia Mackay and Micah Wilkinson are the best of the two Kiwi boats in the Nacra 17 class. Gemma Jones and Jason Saunders lie in 22nd place.

- NZ Herald

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