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Black Foils win ITM New Zealand Sail Grand Prix

New Zealand’s ‘Black Foils’ – driven by Peter Burling – today claimed victory in front of an adoring hometown crowd at the the second-annual ITM New Zealand Sail Grand Prix in Christchurch.

After the cancellation of racing yesterday, SailGP implemented a ‘Super Sunday’ race format, consisting of three fleet races and then a winner-takes-all final podium race.

The first race of the day went the way of hometown favourites, the Black Foils, with New Zealand taking the lead on the start and finishing by overtaking France on the final mark to claim the opening victory on Lyttelton Harbour...

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