Category Archives: Land Rover

America’s Cup: Brits stage a bloodless coup

By | April 30, 2018

Sir Ben Ainslie has revealed in the Daily Telegraph (UK) more details of the America’s Cup team’s sponsor-switch to British owned petrochemical conglomerate INEOS. The announcement was unheralded in a theatre where secrets are few. INEOS will pump £110million into the challenge for the 36th America’s Cup. Ainslie says it is effectively a new team… Read More »

A Purpose from Start to Finish

By | November 29, 2017

Ben Ainslie, Team Principal and Skipper of Land Rover BAR – the British Challenger for America’s Cup, beats the drum for reducing the impact we all have on our world. I had the opportunity to address all the Olympic disciplines on ‘Leading the way towards a Sustainable Agenda’ at the International Federation Forum in Lausanne,… Read More »

The World Sailing Show – July 2017

By | July 5, 2017

The World Sailing Show provides a monthly view of the racing world. From non-stop around the world racers, to the intensity of Olympic campaigns… From seasoned professionals, to grass roots weekend warriors, The World Sailing Show will get into the latest action afloat. Here’s the July 2017 show synopsis: How the America’s Cup was won… Read More »

Ben and BAR on the edge…

By | June 2, 2017

What happened demanded Ainslie? He told the skipper’s press conference: “We dug the bows in, lost a huge amount of speed and distance. ETNZ was coming over us…” As a result, LandroverBAR had to gybe away, said Ben, “And we had a systems failure that meant we couldn’t control our new daggerboard coming onto the… Read More »