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Our monthly podcast series Road to the America's Cup will take you inside Ineos Team UK's preparations for the 2021 America's Cup

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Our monthly podcast series Road to the America's Cup will take you inside Ineos Team UK's preparations for the 2021 America's Cup

    Road to the America's Cup ep 8: How crews avoid data overload

    Road to the America's Cup ep 8: How crews avoid data overload

    How quickly can you read a display? Today’s America’s Cup sailors have to take in more data faster than ever explains Sir Ben Ainslie in the latest episode of our podcast

    • 11 min
    Road to the America's Cup ep7: Performance Analysis

    Road to the America's Cup ep7: Performance Analysis

    INEOS Team UK skipper Ben Ainslie tells Mark Chisnell why analytics really count in the America’s Cup AC75 one-boat development phase

    • 10 min
    Road to the America's Cup ep6: What can sailing simulators teach us?

    Road to the America's Cup ep6: What can sailing simulators teach us?

    In this episode of our America’s Cup podcast, Ineos Team UK principal Ben Ainslie argues that sailing simulators are the technology that will define the outcome of the 36th America's Cup.

    • 12 min
    Road to the America's Cup ep5: AC75 hull design

    Road to the America's Cup ep5: AC75 hull design

    In the latest episode of our America’s Cup podcast, Ineos Team UK principal Ben Ainslie explains the differences between the four AC75 hull designs launched to date

    • 13 min
    Road to the America's Cup ep4: Control Systems

    Road to the America's Cup ep4: Control Systems

    The systems that control the aero- and hydrofoils of the new AC75 are covered by some of the most complex parts of the America’s Cup Class (the section on control systems takes up 12 pages of the 67-page rule!)

    In the latest episode of our America’s Cup podcast, Sir Ben Ainslie explains how the AC75’s control systems work

    • 14 min
    Road to the America’s Cup ep3: How the AC75’s soft wingsails work

    Road to the America’s Cup ep3: How the AC75’s soft wingsails work

    One of the biggest innovations for the new AC75 America’s Cup boat is the soft wingsail: a double-sided mainsail where each of the two ‘skins’ are attached to the back edges of the D-section wing mast. Sir Ben Ainslie explains all...

    • 11 min

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