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Thursday January 1 1970 Author: Location: none selected

Ben Ainslie: Starts are critical

As if to confirm what I was saying in yesterday’s blog about how critical the start is in these quick fire races, today was a demonstration of just that.

The Team GBR Finn sailing squad does Movember

I'm currently training with The Finn squad out in Perth, Australia ahead of the ISAF World Championships and we have decided to grow moustache’s to help raise funds for The Prostate Cancer Ch

Ben Ainslie: On track for London 2012

It’s an honour to be selected to compete for Team GB at the 2012 Olympics, having my selection for 2012 confirmed is obviously a big relief.

Important time on the water

I hadn’t competed in the Miami OCR regatta for 15 years but it felt very familiar and it was great to get some more good training time on the water in a good climate with fellow Brits Giles S

Ben Ainslie: Busy couple of months in Australia

By the time I leave Australia in January it will have effectively been my home for two months.

Disappointing to be out of the Cup

The decision to pull TEAM ORIGIN out of entering and competing for the Americas Cup was obviously extremely disappointing.

Exciting to be back racing the Finn

It was genuinely really exciting to be back racing the Finn again at Skandia Sail for Gold although I can honestly say I have never been so physically exhausted in my whole sailing career as I was


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