22 Sep 2010

Team NZ top after first day off Sardinia

12:08 pm on 22 September 2010

With a win in the third race, Team New Zealand lead after the first day of the final MedCup yachting regatta off Sardinia.

Dean Barker's crew finished eighth in the opening race, but then improved with a second and a win to have 11 points and top the table from the German-French boat ALL4ONE and Matador of Argentina.

Team New Zealand leads the competition overall going into this, the fifth and final regatta.

Eleven races are scheduled over five days.