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
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.
Rumours continue to abound about the Foiling 50s circuit – Larry Ellison and Russell Coutts’ increasingly not-so-secret global sailing series.
A story posted on the Sky News website suggests that an event will be staged in the UK in October of next year and will be run by Origin Sports Group
It started with a beer and ended with a $153 million investment aimed at finally breaking Britain's America's Cup duck.
After experiencing "the worst feeling of my career" a year ago last week, when his Land Rover BAR was knocked out of the 2017 Cup in Bermuda, Ben Ainslie had promised