Ben Ainslie

Height6'0Home CountryGreat Britain
Weight82kgHometownSeaview, Isle of Wight

SailGP Highlights

  • Event Wins - 2

Career Highlights

  • 11-time World Champion
  • 2016: Louis Vuitton America’s Cup World Series winner
  • 2013: Winner 34th America’s Cup with OTUSA (San Francisco, USA)
  • 2013: Broke the ‘Round the Island Race Multihull record’ with J.P. Morgan BAR in the AC45

Sir Ben Ainslie joined SailGP ahead of Season 2, replacing former skipper Dylan Fletcher as the team's Driver. He won his first event in Sydney in 2020, and continues to put in top-class performances as driver for Emirates Team GBR.

With four Olympic gold medals and one Olympic silver medal, Ben Ainslie is the most successful Olympic sailor of all time. Amongst his other accolades he includes an America’s Cup win (in 2013) and 11 World Championships.