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WATCH: Dramatic moment Ben Ainslie's yacht smashes into America's Cup rival

Official video shows the dramtic moment Sir Ben Ainslie's yacht crashed into the rival Japanese boat at the America's Cup showdown in Bermuda.

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Land Rover BAR. Photo credit: Ricardo Pinto/ America's Cup

America’s Cup day one: Land Rover BAR on track for next round

Land Rover BAR are in pole position to reach the Challenger Series of the America’s Cup.

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Land Rover BAR pass the finishing line in their victory against Team Artemis.  Photo Credit: Gilles Martin-Raget/ America's Cup

Perfect start for Land Rover BAR in America’s Cup

Land Rover BAR got their America’s Cup assault in Bermuda off to a perfect start.

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Land Rover BAR v SoftBank Team Japan.  Photo credit: Gilles Martin-Rgaet/ America's Cup

Collision causes Land Rover BAR defeat in America’s Cup second race

Land Rover BAR failed to recover from a penalty as they lost their second America’s Cup qualifying race against SoftBank Team Japan.

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The start of the 35th America's Cup has been delayed in Bermuda due to high winds

America’s Cup racing postponed until Saturday

AMERICA’S Cup racing in Bermuda has been postponed until Saturday due to strong winds.

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Land Rover BAR fanzone to come to Gunwharf Quays over bank holiday weekend

FANS of the America’s Cup will be able to enjoy the sailing spectacle from a special fanzone in Gunwharf Quays over the bank holiday weekend.

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The Land Rover BAR wristband

Land Rover BAR launch wristband in fight against plastic pollution

SIR Ben Ainslie and his teammates are urging the public to take up the fight against ocean plastics through a new wristband.

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Clipper race crews wait to hear which team they will race on. With crews of varying abilities alongside professional skippers the crews form across the world await the decisions of the organizers. - "Roy Taylor, Sir Robin Knox-Johnston and Nikki Henderson". Picture Credit: Keith Woodland

Clipper crews are put together with race three months away

WITH three months to go until they set sail, this year’s Clipper Race competitors have finally joined up with their crews for the long journey ahead.

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The LandRover BAR team skippered by Ben Ainslie in action on their AC45f foiling catamaran.

Picture: Lloyd Images

Portsmouth in ‘pole position’ to host America’s Cup racing in 2018

PORTSMOUTH is in ‘pole position’ to host another ‘bigger’ round of America’s Cup action next summer.

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Rob Bunce in action for the Land Rover BAR team during Act 2 of the Extreme Sailing Series.  Picture: Xaume Olleros / OC Sports

Land Rover BAR young guns record best finish

LAND ROVER BAR Academy skipper Rob Bunce hailed his side’s showing in the second Act of the Extreme Sailing Series and admitted: That’s exactly what we needed.

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Sir Ben Ainslie and the Land Rover Bar team in Bermuda

Giant screen to cheer Sir Ben to victory

A GIANT screen will be installed in Gunwharf Quays to show the first three days of the racing action in Bermuda next weekend.

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Ben Slater, left and Timothee Villain-Amirat, from 
Southampton Solent University, who were second and first place winners of the Gosport Boating Lake model yacht competition

Miniature yachts in boating lake race

IT IS a challenge which began more than 40 years ago, and takes the utmost engineering and design skills.

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Ainslie on a mission for Queen and county

Sir Ben Ainslie is a man in a hurry, with a never-ending to-do list and not enough hours in the day.

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Ocean Brothers at Beaulieu’s landmark 40th boating event

A LANDMARK boating event to mark a 40th anniversary will take place tomorrow.

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Global ocean race fatalities ‘lapses in applying training’

THE founder of a round-the-world yacht race has said improvements have been made after two people died.

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The Land Rover BAR Academy team Picture: Jes�s Renedo / GC32 Championship Oman 2017

Land Rover BAR sit eighth in Muscat

Land Rover BAR Academy sit eighth in Act 1 of the Extreme Sailing Series 2017.

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Alex Thomson celebrates finishing the Vendee Globe Picture: Lloyd Images

Public urged to come and cheer home Gosport sailor Alex Thomson on Saturday

MEMBERS of the public are being urged to pack the harbour and welcome home round-the-world sailor Alex Thomson.

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Rowing is just one of many activities that the Sea Cadets enjoy

Massive recruitment drive for Sea Cadets charity

YOUNG people from across the Portsmouth region are being given the opportunity to sign up to the Sea Cadets.

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The Wetwheels Solent catamaran sailing across the ocean

Wetwheels Solent in bid for extra funding

WETWHEELS Solent is looking to receive some much-welcomed funding from supermarket chain, Tesco.

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Homecoming for Alex Thompson postponed

THE homecoming for world-renowned sailor Alex Thomson has been postponed due to expected poor weather.

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