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Polly Powrie, one half of one of the most successful teams in New Zealand sailing history, has decided to retire from Olympic yachting.

Powrie and Jo Aleh, colloquially known as Team Jolly, first teamed up in the women’s 470 in 2009 and established an impressive record in their time together, winning gold at the 2012 London Olympics and backing that up with silver at … Continue reading

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Take Two

Since our last trip overseas we have had a couple of months at home, which to be fair, were intentionally kept pretty low key. They marked the beginning of our build-up to the World Championships in September and with the … Continue reading

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For the first time…

So this was the first trip of three to Europe for us this year, more or less just to check in with the women’s 470 fleet and see how we are getting on.  Surprisingly well it would seem as we … Continue reading

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ISAF Rolex Female World Sailors of the Year.

A little update to let you know what we have been up to, in this past month, not long since our last post, but we have been keeping busy! It has been no rest for the wicked as we headed … Continue reading

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