The oldest sport trophy in history, the America’s Cup, started as a race around the Isle of Wight, UK, in 1851, but has never been won by a British team.
Ben Ainslie Racing is on a path to right a wrong and to bring the Cup back home. But BAR aims even higher. It envisions making a difference on a much larger level. It wants to push excellence in sports, engineering and sustainability in the UK. It wants to set an example for the industry. [Read more…]
Yesterday, we at Ben Ainslie Racing launched our first foiling boat on the water. The AC45, used in the World Series in the last America’s Cup, is modified to a foiling boat.
We’ve gone to a new path where boats don’t sail anymore, they fly. Below is a beautiful video of the BAR AC45 foiling on the Solent, UK. [Read more…]
Ten years ago there was this one dream why I became an engineer: I wanted to be involved with sailing yacht design at the highest level, competing in the ultimate race of races: the America’s Cup. [Read more…]