Peter Blake gives the thumbs-up after finally realising a dream by winning the Whitbread Round the World race on his fifth attempt in 1989–90, on the yacht Steinlager 2. As the yacht finished the race in England, thousands of people, including hundreds chanting ‘Kiwi, kiwi’ crowded the Southhampton waterfront.
Listen to Blake reflecting on the race.
Sound file from Radio New Zealand Sound Archives Ngā Taonga Kōrero. Any re-use of this audio is a breach of copyright. To request a copy of the recording, contact Sound Archives Ngā Taonga Kōrero (Morning Report. 1990-05-23/Reference number C900523a).