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  •   Home > News > Sports > Sailing

    New Zealand has had a tough introduction to Sail GP

    New Zealand has had a tough introduction to Sail GP

    The Kiwi team finished sixth, eighth and eighth in the opening three races in Bermuda, while trans-tasman rivals Australia won all three.

    New Zealand co-CEO and wing trimmer Blair Tuke says his team struggled to execute clean manoeuvres in top end winds.

    The final two races are on Monday morning before the title race.

    © 2021 Newstalk ZB, NZCity

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