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David John Barnes (27 April 1958 – 23 October 2020) was a New Zealand America's Cup sailor. He was born in Wellington, New Zealand. He skippered the KZ1 yacht which lost to the United States in the 1988 America's Cup race.

Barnes was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis in 2010. He died on 23 October 2020 in Wilmington from the disease, aged 62.

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