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Ainslie’s America’s Cup Bid Ends in Semi Finals

Land Rover BA Sailing Ben Ainslie

Cornish sailor Sir Ben Ainslie's bid to bring home the America's Cup ended when his crew was beaten in the semi-finals by Emirates Team New Zealand. Land Rover BAR’s first Challenge for the America’s Cup ended on 8 June on the Great Sound, Bermuda, at the 2017 Louis Vuitton America’s Cup Playoff Semi-finals. Despite the team’s consistency on the start-line,

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Ainslie seals sailing test event gold in style


Ben Ainslie sealed his Olympic sailing test event victory in style on Saturday (13 August), winning his final medal race to end the Weymouth and Portland International Regatta with a 31 point winning margin in the Finn class.Iain Percy and Andrew Simpson ensured a second podium spot of the day for the Brits, winning their medal race in the Star class to take silver and

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Ben Ainslie Profile

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Ben Ainslie sailed his way into the national consciousness when he won a Gold Medal in the Laser class at the Olympic Regatta in Sydney in 2000. But soon after achieving his goal, the Cornwall bred sailor made the switch to the heavier grade Finn dinghy – a class he has dominated ever since. The 29-year-old has now won four Finn world championships and another Gold

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Cornish sailor strikes gold

The Comeback Kid Double Olympic gold medallist Ben Ainslie made a magnificent return to Olympic class sailing in China in August when he took Gold in a test event for Beijing 2008. Despite a year-long absence from Finn racing – because of his America’s Cup commitments – the Cornish bred sailor

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