Your chance to watch the thrilling America's Cup action on the water

IT's a spectacle featuring the best sailors in the world.

Friday, 15th July 2016, 8:39 am
Updated Thursday, 25th August 2016, 7:30 pm
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The America’s Cup World Series will see Olympic legend Sir Ben Ainslie and international competitors will battle it out in the Solent at speeds of up to 40mph.

Crowds will be getting up close to the action all of next weekend to roar on Sir Ben.

And now The News is giving away five pairs of tickets to readers to witness the action next Friday, the warm-up day to the weekend competition.

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You’ll be given access to the Race Village near Southsea Common where a range of exhibits and activities related to sailing will be laid on.

And there’s plenty for families to do as well to keep them entertained.

All you have to do to be in with a shout of winning a pair of tickets is answer the following question:

Which nation will Sir Ben Ainslie represent in next week’s America’s Cup World Series?

a) USA

b) Great Britain

c) Sweden

Simply send your answer by email – heading your message AMERICA’S CUP COMPETITION – in the subject bar – to [email protected]

But you’ll need to be quick. The deadline for entries is midnight on Tuesday, July 19.

Please include your name and a daytime telephone number in your email.

We will call winners on Wednesday, July 20. You must be able to collect your tickets from The News’ office at 1000 Lakeside, North Harbour, Portsmouth.

The News’ usual T&Cs apply.

Alternatively, you can send your answer by post to: America’s Cup competition, News desk, The News, 1000 Lakeside, North Harbour, Western Road, Portsmouth, PO6 3EN.