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BAR launch foiling AC45

First sail is pas​t their Challenging Club, the Ro​yal Yach​t Squadr​on

'It’s a real privilege to get out there and sail one of these boats' - Team Principal, Ben Ainslie

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1851 Trust supported by Ben Ainslie Racing

Aims to inspire and engage a new generation

Through sailing and the marine industry

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Ben Ainslie Racing Team HQ

A showcase for sport, innovation, technology and sustainability

The base will be built to the BREEAM Excellent standard

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America's Cup Challenge is launched

Sir Ben Ainslie launches his bid to win the America’s Cup

The Duchess of Cambridge, a keen sailor herself, attended the launch at the Royal Museums Greenwich

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TEAM GOALS

To build a team capable of winning the 35th America’s Cup

Showcasing and driving design, technology and innovation excellence

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A sustainable team

Sustainability will be at the heart of Ben Ainslie Racing

A blueprint of how marine companies and sporting teams can be fully sustainable, innovative and succeed on every level

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The design race

The America’s Cup is ultimately a design race

BAR have assembled a design team capable of designing the winning America’s Cup boat

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BAR strengthen their Challenge

New additions to the British team

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British Challenge accepted for the 35th America’s Cup

Royal Yacht Squadron Racing (RYSR) BAR's challenging club

Aim: The team to bring the America’s Cup home to Britain
Spinlock are excited to be selected as the Official Technical Supplier of Personal Protective

Today, Ben Ainslie Racing (BAR) took to the water for the first time from their temporary base

Today, 13th October 2014, Sir Keith Mills and four-time Olympic gold medallist Sir Ben Ainslie

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  • The BAR foiling AC45 does a fly by for the challenging club, the Royal Yacht Squadron.
  • Flying a hull in the Solent
  • “Before the boat was in the water… now it’s going to be flying” - watch the BAR AC45 on its first flight! #bringthecuphome
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