4 Aug 2009

NZ yachtsmen fifth two days in Star world champs

10:33 am on 4 August 2009

The New Zealand yachtsmen Hamish Pepper and Craig Monk are fifth after two days at the Star world championshipsat Varberg in Sweden with two races sailed and another four remaining.

It's their first season together in the Olympic Star class and their first Star World Championship as a pair.

Pepper is a former Star World Champion having won three years ago sailing with Carl Williams.