Why Britain’s richest man Jim Ratcliffe has invested $153M in sailing

America's cup Ben Ainslie Ineos Boat

CNN – After experiencing “the worst feeling of my career” a year ago last week, when his Land Rover BAR was knocked out of the 2017 Cup in Bermuda, Ben Ainslie had promised himself he would never experience that same sensation again. Motivated by that failure, and after being introduced…

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America’s Cup: Sardinia declares entry

Adelasia Torres America's cup challenge

A fourth syndicate has announced it will challenge for the America’s Cup in 2021. Sailing website Scuttlebutt reports that Italian syndicate Sardinia Challenge will join Challenger of Record Luna Rossa (Italy), Ineos Team UK (Great Britain) and American Magic (US) for the Auckland event. The team will be headed by…

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Norway investigate America’s Cup challenge for Auckland 2021

Norway at America's cup 2021

Norway are seriously considering an America’s Cup challenge for Auckland 2021. It’s new ground for a proud sailing nation but Christian Loken, 40, and Petter Morland Pedersen, 34, believe the land of vikings has the technology and expertise to have a decent crack at the Auld Mug. The two Norwegian…

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Bertarelli: Alinghi non ci sarà alla prossima America’s Cup

Bertarelli America's Cup

Intervista al patron di Alinghi: “Ci sono solo quattro team iscritti finora: vorrà dire pur qualcosa”. “Le barche della prossima edizione? Catamarani travestiti da monoscafi. Dovevano tenere gli Ac50 e svilupparli: avrebbero avuto subito 6 team, noi tra quelli”. Quella volta che lo chiamò Coutts. «Sai, alla fine quello che…

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