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  •   Home > News > Sports > Sailing

    The significance of New Zealand's breakthrough Round the World Yacht Race victory 30 years today isn't lost on one of its crew

    The significance of New Zealand's breakthrough Round the World Yacht Race victory 30 years today isn't lost on one of its crew


    Mark Orams is quick to point out that the victorious Steinlager 2 beat out another kiwi entry in Fisher and Paykel, skippered by Grant Dalton.

    Orams says members of both boats put New Zealand up in lights at various sailing events.

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