Brits Take Early Lead at America’s Cup World Series:
Portsmouth, UK (July 23, 2016) – Hot, sunny conditions and thousands of fans lining the Portsmouth seafront was the backdrop to Saturday’s crowd-pleasing Louis Vuitton America’s Cup World Series action, the first day of points scoring races on the Solent at the 2016 event.
The home team, Land Rover BAR, led by skipper Sir Ben Ainslie, recovered from a poor first race result to win the second two contests and complete the day at the top of the leaderboard, much to the delight of the tens of thousands of cheering fans lining the shorefront.
“We wanted to perform well in front of the home crowd to give them something to cheer for – it’s an extra impetus. We?…
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