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  •   Home > News > Sports > Sailing

    Blair Tuke's happy to have some clarity of how the rest of his year's shaping due to the coronavirus pandemic

    Blair Tuke's happy to have some clarity of how the rest of his year's shaping due to the coronavirus pandemic


    The world and Olympic champion sailor won't be allowed on the water when the country goes to alert level three in either his 49er or Team New Zealand boat.

    Tuke's spent lockdown at home in Kerikeri, after the Tokyo Olympics was postponed and America's Cup world series regatta in Cagliari was cancelled.

    Tuke says Olympic-wise he'll be looking at a more domestic focused plan until at least the end of the year.

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