After three years of build up with Land Rover BAR we are now in the middle of the America’s Cup races, trying to bring the cup home to Britain for the first time ever. Not as widely know as it deserves, let’s explore what the America’s cup is all about. [Read more…]
The 34th America’s Cup has pushed sailing into a new level of high-performance sport. It’s unbelievable how these boats are racing above rather than in the water.
With this new type of boats comes a whole new experience. Since you need to understand the practice to really be able to work with the theory, we also try to get away from the computer to go sail on the foiling Nacra 20 FCS. [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…]