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

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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

America’s Cup: No wrong answers?

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With four AC75s now successfully launched and actively foiling, this story on the America's Cup website asks: What have we learned about the outcomes of the various design strategies chosen by each of the teams for their first-generation boats? One thing seems clear – that there is more than one way

America’s Cup: British and Italian teams launch their first AC75s

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It has been another big week for the America’s Cup with the launch of the Luna Rossa Prada Pirelli Team and INOEOS Team UK AC75s on Wednesday and Friday respectively. These two latest boats bring the AC75 fleet up to four including the previously launched boats from NYYC American Magic and

America’s Cup: American and British crews report good winter progress

America’s Cup: American and British crews report good winter progress

Two of the America’s Cup “super teams” – American Magic and INEOS Team UK – have reported accelerated progress in their campaigns after both teams ran winter training camps away from their home bases. Faced with the prospect of freezing temperatures and winter storms back home in the United Kingdom, the

America’s Cup: Coderus help INEOS Team UK to think fast

America’s Cup: Emirates Team New Zealand's time saving technology

High-level professional sport is all about making split-second critical decisions under pressure. Nowhere is this more true than in the ultra-fast-paced world of the modern-day America’s Cup where the sailors on their high-flying boats need to be able to instantly interpret and act on information collated from a myriad of data

INEOS Team UK backer Jim Ratcliffe favourite to buy Team Sky

INEOS Team UK-backer Jim Ratcliffe favourite to buy Team Sky

It seems that Sir Ben Ainslie’s British America’s Cup syndicate INEOS Team UK may not be the only sports team on the radar of English business tycoon Sir Jim Ratcliffe. Rumours in several British newspapers over recent days have linked Ratcliffe with British professional cycling outfit Team Sky. Ratcliffe – Britain’s

America’s Cup interview: Sir Ben Ainslie – INEOS Team UK

America's Cup interview: Sir Ben Ainslie – INEOS Team UK

When I interviewed Ineos Team UK skipper and team principal Sir Ben Ainslie for the latest episode of The Yacht Racing Podcast it was late on a Friday afternoon after what I could only imagine was the end of another long week of preparations for the British America’s Cup syndicate. Ainslie

Yacht Racing Podcast Episode 8 – Sir Ben Ainslie

British sailor Sir Ben Ainslie – the most successful Olympic yachtsman of all time, and skipper/team principal at America’s Cup challenger Ineos Team UK.

On this episode of the Yacht Racing Podcast Justin Chisholm's guest is British sailor Sir Ben Ainslie – the most successful Olympic yachtsman of all time, and skipper/team principal at America’s Cup challenger Ineos Team UK. Ainslie knows better than most what it is like to experience the highs and lows

Ropes back on the boats for America’s Cup 36

Ropes are back on the boats for America’s Cup 36.

If the last America’s Cup was memorable for one thing it was the back breaking non-stop effort put in by the teams’ grinders to keep the boats powered up with enough hydraulic pressure to keep the boats’ foiling and sail trim systems running all the way around the racecourse. The vast

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