2 Aug 2012

NZ crews keeping in top 10

9:27 am on 2 August 2012

Six New Zealand crews are in the top 10 of their respective classes after racing on Wednesday at the Olympic sailing regatta at Weymouth.

Young 49er pair Peter Burling and Blair Tuke picked up third and fifh placings to retain second place overall.

Andrew Murdoch is up to seventh in the lasers.

The women's match racing crew is up to fifth equal - there are another three races then the top eight will go to quarter-finals.

Board sailor JP Tobin is sixth, Dan Slater is seventh in the Finn, and Hamish Pepper and Jim Turner are eighth in the Star.