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Training Camp in Tutukaka in Waves
Covid-19: how our campaign has changed. On 19 March 2020 we were going to fly to Palma de Mallorca, Spain, to race in the annual Princess Sofia Regatta. This was the first of many events on the European circuit that we would have been attending for the first time in our FX campaign. The plan was to compete in 3 events in Europe, returning to New Zealand at the end of May. By the end of February, we could see that this wasn’t going to happen; cases had skyrocketed in Europe and entire regions were in lockdown. We then made the difficult decision to cancel our trip. Shortly after, New Zealand went into Level 4 lockdown starting from 23rd March 2020 and in that season, no sailors from New Zealand competed in Europe.