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Ben Ainslie

Great Britain

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  • There's been lots of talk and many rumours about the proposed change to smaller boats for the 35th America's Cup - here's what Ben really thinks...

    I do not just think this is a good idea, I think it is essential. Without making radical changes, the America's Cup will never reach its potential commercially


  • Tune into a brand new BBC Radio 4 programme about the Ben Ainslie Racing team broadcasting today at 10.30am!

    Can sailor Sir Ben Ainslie lead the first British team to win the America's Cup?

  • Yesterday Ben and the 1851 Trust hosted The Duchess of Cambridge at the new Ben Ainslie Racing HQ and the Spinnaker Tower - read Ben's latest column in The Telegraph on how having the Royal Patron of the 1851 Trust's support will help inspire new people into the sport #NextCrew

    Royal visitor to our base was an inspiration as we start to get to grips with the boat for America’s Cup campaign

  • First day back on the water testing with BAR. Not quite as warm as Bermuda but a great session in the bag. #bringithome

  • Awesome weeks training with the boys here in Bermuda. Great to learn the conditions and hit 35 mph! #BringTheCupHome”

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  • Had a great day at #LondonBoatShow with @BartsBash and @BenAinslieRacin. Great to see the show looking so good thanks to @CWMFX

  • Honour to accept a special YJA award on behalf of @IainPercy for all his great leadership and passion for @BartsBash

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  • Last weekend Ben and Georgie Thompson enjoyed a wonderful wedding at Hampton Court Palace. In Ben’s words ‘the honeymoon may involve a boat!’

  • It was a tough way to end the 2014 Extreme Sailing Series in Sydney for Ben and the BAR team at the weekend “The guys worked incredibly hard but it didn’t go the right way for us in the final race which was really frustrating. “I would like to thank the shore team, commercial team and sailing team for all their hard work this season. “We’ve developed a lot from racing on the Extreme Sailing Series and this will undoubtedly help us towards our goals in the America's Cup"

    Day three of racing in Sydney and it all came down to the final race, a double pointer, to determine...