NAPLES, Italy — Ben Ainslie's sailing team has moved into the lead after winning the second fleet race on the opening day of the America's Cup World Series on Thursday.
The four-time Olympic champion skippered JP Morgan BAR to victory in the second race for 21 points. Emirates Team NZ has 20 points after winning the opening race but finishing fourth in the next outing. Read More
One skipper in today’s America’s Cup World Series events will find himself at something of a disadvantage compared to his competitors, though it’s safe to say Ben Ainslie will take the trade off.
Ainslie is coming fresh off winning a gold medal in the men’s finn sailing event at the London Olympics and will be facing a new challenge today as he moves from the biggest stage in sports to sailing’s toughest competition. Read More