Ben Ainslie Racing: Bermuda race course reconnaissance


The British AC team is the first to start work on developing a playbook for the Bermuda venue


Ben Ainslie Racing is the first Cup team to start active training on the water in Bermuda. On the face of it there is nothing surprising about starting a Cup campaign this early, especially at a new venue. But what makes the team’s account on how they are going about assessing the venue, ‘writing the playbook’ as they call it more remarkable to me is how quickly they have moved on from learning to handle eye wateringly quick, twin trapeze, foiling cats to concentrating on figuring out what makes the new course area tick.

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