Cowes Week is THE must attend boating event on the UK sailing calendar with hundreds of vessels making the Isle of Wight their base for the seven day festivities. If you’re a company or business resembling any kind of yacht leaning then you’ll want to be a part of this huge gathering.
David Cameron announced today that Ben Ainslie’s proposed Portsmouth America’s Cup base will receive 7.5m of government funds to help get the project 'off to a flying start'.
Plenty of supporters turned out for last night’s meeting with legendary Olympic sailor Ben Ainslie as he outlined plans for his bid to bring the Brit America’s Cup base to Old Portsmouth. The meeting took place at Portsmouth Cathedral where champions to the cause rallied round to make their feelings known.
A meeting set to take place at Portsmouth City Cathedral tomorrow to discuss how Olympic sailor Ben Ainslie can bring his America’s Cup Sailing Team to the city is still due to go ahead. A number of objections from residents have cropped up regarding the site in Old Portsmouth and this is a chance to get concerns out into the open.