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World Sailing Show : June 2018 - Ainslie's restructure

by World Sailing Show 28 May 2018 02:23 PDT 28 May 2018
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In this month's edition of the World Sailing Show, the team look at one of the biggest deals in sailing sponsorship was announced in London as Sir Ben Ainslie revealed a new look, re-branded and newly funded British America’s Cup team. World Sailing Show talks directly to Sir Ben to find out more.

Then World sailing Show heads to the Caribbean to ride aboard Peter Harrison’s Maxi 72 ‘Sorcha’ to get a full taste of the action at Les Voiles de St Barth.

Plus, WSS take a look at the stress levels in the Volvo as the fleet prepared to head North to Newport and report on how this extraordinary leg played out.

Also in this show, an unprecedented triple in the Moth Worlds, the eSailing World championships is officially launched and we take a look at what promises to be the biggest ever sailing world championships.

Story times:

00:48 Les Voiles de St Barth and the Maxi 72s

06:24 Moth triple crown

08:08 eSailing World Championships launch

10:28 Volvo Ocean Race - More stress for Dongfeng

16:54 Ben’s big deal – We talk to Sir Ben Ainslie 19:36 The World’s biggest world championships

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