Was never that interested in yachting but always wondered why team NZ hang on to Barker for so long.
Guys like Coutts and Burling won Olympic medals Barker's involvement with Olympics goes something like this. Is he that good a sailor?
1996 – Unsuccessfully trialed to represent New Zealand in the Finn for the 1996 Olympic Games.
2000 – Did not participate in the New Zealand selection trials due to America's Cup commitments.
2004 – Represented New Zealand in the Finn finishing 13th out of 25 competitors