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Burling and Tuke record 18th successive win in 49er class

At the ISAF Sailing World Cup in Hyeres, London 2012 Olympic Silver medallists Peter Burling and Blair Tuke won the medal race, after dominating the regatta series.

The win was their 18th successive win in the Olympic Skiff – having won every regatta they have sailed in since the 2012 Olympics.

They finished the 49er events at Hyeres over 40pts ahead of the second placed boat, and capped off a successful week by sailing for a comfortable win in the Medal race, sailed in a fresh 20kts breeze.

Burling and Tuke record 18th successive win in 49er classBurling is also the World Foiling Moth Champion. He and Tuke are expected to sail on Emirates Team NZ’s Ameriuca’s Cup Challenger.

by Sail-World

 

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