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America’s Cup challenger Ben Ainslie to join Great Britain SailGP team

SailGP

This morning at the OXO2 in London came news that Sir Ben Ainslie, the most successful sailor in Olympic history, will helm the Great Britain SailGP F50 catamaran in its second season. Rob Kothe reports... Following a win in the America's Cup with ORACLE TEAM USA in 2013, Ainslie formed his own

Revolutionary thinking shared at the Yacht Racing Forum

Three hundred and sixty five delegates from all over the world joined the Yacht Racing Forum in Bilbao for two days of conferences, presentations, networking and business. The leading classes and events, teams, brands and venues contributed to the event, designated by many attendees as the best YRF ever. That the

Ino-Rope: Veni, vidi…

Ino-Rope

When a young Brittany company claims a Vendée Globe victory within three years of being formed... well that is actually something to make a fuss about. ‘For Us, By Us’ could easily have been the tagline that Julien Barnet – a professional sailor and rigger – and Thibault Reinhart – pro

The Ocean Race: Mirpuri Foundation Racing Team reveals VO65

The Ocean Race

The Mirpuri Foundation Racing Team has ‘baptised’ its VO65 Ocean Race Boat ‘Racing for the Planet’, in a dance-filled ceremony at the Marina de Cascais, in Portugal. The spectacular launch was attended by over 300 guests, including VIPs and key figures from the yacht-racing world, Portuguese Government, local dignitaries and journalists.

America’s Cup: INEOS Team UK CEO Grant Simmer interview

America's Cup

INEOS TEAM UK are currently testing their first AC75 ‘Britannia’ from their base in Old Portsmouth. The team’s comms department caught up with CEO, Grant Simmer to get the low-down on the British campaign so far. What are the key areas you think could win the 36th America's Cup? The things that

Plenty of bang (and knots) for your buck

We do not need to be sold on the abilities and advantages of the well-designed and built pocket performance trimaran – and this one will even leave you with enough change for lunch. Founded in 2015, Libertist Yachts based in Poland has been making a big impression in the multihull world

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