Team NZ need to lock up Burling
Win or lose the America’s Cup, Peter Burling has established himself as the hottest property in world sailing and a key commodity Team New Zealand must retain.
The 26-year-old’s ability to transfer his immense talent from the golden glow of the Rio Olympics into the white-hot scene in Bermuda has amazed even the most successful names in the Cup game.
Burling is in his prime and looks set for a long Cup career.
Fiercely nationalistic, it is expected the humble Burling will continue with Emirates Team New