The INEOS Britannia AC40 ‘Athena’ suffered an electrical fire that brought their Friday training session off Barcelona to a sudden close.
INEOS Britannia started digging into a conundrum that’s bothered the team since the arrival of their second AC40 for the two-boat race practise programme, why is one faster?
Mission Control we have a problem . . . Four decades ago, going all the way back to the 12m era in Newport, USA, the engineering support for an America’s Cup boat amounted to a fast RIB back at the sailing base and a VHF radio.
INEOS Britannia have started two boat training with the new AC40-10 ‘Sienna’ and the older AC40-2 ‘Athena’ in Barcelona.
Ben Ainslie and the Ineos Britannia America’s Cup team finished fifth (of six) in the second AC40 Preliminary Regatta
A successful day of practice racing for the six America’s Cup teams ahead of the AC40 Jeddah Preliminary Regatta.
After finishing last at the first AC40 Preliminary Regatta in Vilanova i La Geltru, Ben Ainslie admitted that they got it wrong.
INEOS Britannia completed their final sailing session in Palma, Mallorca, on Thursday 15 June, ready for their move to Barcelona
INEOS Britannia rolled out ‘T6’, their LEQ12 prototype, after a week of upgrades and modifications in Palma, Mallorca
Harry Leask and Ryan Todhunter are the two new signings to the INEOS Britannia sailing team.
The headline grabber was the dramatic ‘skyrocket’ by INEOS Britannia’s T6 when a spectacular sky jump which saw T6 at an angle of 30 degrees with just the rudder still in the water