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  •   Home > News > Sports > Sailing

    Team New Zealand is taking it one race at a time as it edges closer to retaining the America's Cup

    Team New Zealand is taking it one race at a time as it edges closer to retaining the America's Cup


    The defender leads the best of 13 race series 5-3 heading into race nine and 10 this afternoon.

    Light winds are forecast which could make it tricky for racing, with race director Iain Murray admitting they're taking a gamble by selecting course C.

    Helmsman Peter Burling is taking nothing for granted despite the score, insisting they have to get better.



    NEWSTALK ZB'S COVERAGE OF THE 36TH AMERICA'S CUP WITH PANASONIC - THE OFFICIAL ELECTRONICS SUPPLIER OF EMIRATES TEAM NEW ZEALAND

    © 2021 Newstalk ZB, NZCity


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     25 Apr: New Zealand's dud start to SailGP isn't worrying co-CEO and wing trimmer Blair Tuke
     24 Apr: New Zealand has had a tough introduction to Sail GP
     24 Apr: The opening leg of the SailGP series is underway in Bermuda, featuring a first-time Kiwi challenge
     23 Apr: Peter Burling just wants to get stuck into the SailGP
     08 Apr: A silver lining for whoever misses the hotly contested Finn class Olympic sailing nomination for New Zealand
     30 Mar: Sir Ben Ainslie claims it could be months before the venue and format of the 37th America's Cup regatta is confirmed
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