AC35 Round Robin 2

AC35 Round Robin 2

The British Team with Sir Ben Ainsley at the helm, had a better day yesterday hitting the highest speed of the competition so far, recording a top speed of just over 43 knots. Nailing the start, Sir Ben maintained a comfortable advantage over Artemis to secure a...
“Wobbly” conditions on Day 2

“Wobbly” conditions on Day 2

Shifty unpredictable racing conditions on Day 2 of AC Qualifiers. Jimmy Spithill and USA Team Oracle are looking strong, cleaning up despite a strong start from Ben Ainsley’s British Challenge. French Groupama were happy with their win against the Swedes and...
Crunch Time for Sir Ben!

Crunch Time for Sir Ben!

It’s crunch time for Sir Ben Ainsley as he is held responsible for a collision with Team Japan as they jostled for position at the start of race 6 in the first round of AC35 Qualifiers . Luckily both boats were able to continue racing, there were no serious...
Bring it On! AC35

Bring it On! AC35

Sir Ben Ainslie believes that he and his Land Rover BAR team can win back the Americas Cup. “To do so at our first attempt would be historic. The America’s Cup is the pinnacle of sailing. If it was easy to win, a British team would have done it by now. The fact...
TV Coverage of AC35 UK and Ireland

TV Coverage of AC35 UK and Ireland

In the UK and Ireland watch the live action of AC35 and Qualifiers on BT Sport. Or Catch the highlights on BBC 2 Race schedule & TV highlights times All times are BST. America’s Cup Qualifiers – round robin 1 Friday, 26 May Racing from 21:00-23:00 Race...