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Yachting New Zealand to launch new podcast

by Yachting New Zealand 9 Apr 19:39 NZST
Peter Burling and Blair Tuke checking in the start signal - 2019 Hyundai Worlds -December 2019 - Royal Akarana Yacht Club © Richard Gladwell / Sail-World.com

Yachting New Zealand will later this week launch a new podcast and will kick things off with an in-depth interview with Peter Burling and Blair Tuke.

The podcast, called Broad Reach Radio - the Yachting New Zealand podcast - will feature a range of topics from interviews with top sailors of today and yesteryear to chats with people in the sailing and boating industries. It aims to be informative, entertaining, educational or just something for people to feel connected to the sport.

The first episode will be available for download on Friday and features an interview with Burling and Tuke, who talk about their experiences during the Volvo Ocean Race and what effect it had on them as people and sailors. Burling has talked about the similarities between racing around the world in his Brunel 'bubble' and the present situation in lockdown.

Follow the Yachting New Zealand Facebook page for details of where and when you can find the podcast.

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