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23 Oct 2020 17:42
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  •   Home > News > Sports > Sailing

    He's not part of the sailing programme but Luna Rossa skipper Max Sirena will gladly accept any advice from the Challenger of Record's latest recruit - Brad Butterworth

    He's not part of the sailing programme but Luna Rossa skipper Max Sirena will gladly accept any advice from the Challenger of Record's latest recruit - Brad Butterworth


    The former Team New Zealand and Alinghi tactician has been recruited to liaise between the Challenger of Record and Cup organisers over logistics around the regatta.

    Sirena says Butterworth has a wealth of knowledge and admits he will be picking his brain.



    Max Sirena is midway through quarantine in Auckland

    The first Luna Rossa boat is due to arrive in early October.

    © 2020 Newstalk ZB, NZCity


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