Land Rover BAR w​in against Artemis Racing in America’s Cup Qualifiers

British home team Land Rover BAR fought back in their sixth race of the Louis Vuitton America’s Cup Qualifiers. Skipper Ben Ainslie and the team sailed their best race to date, winning another great pre-start against Artemis Racing, accelerating around the Swedish team before hitting 43 knots on the first leg …

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Pompey Supporters’ Trust approve Michael Eisner’s takeover proposal

In an exciting turn of events, the Pompey Supporters’ Trust (PST) have voted their approval of former Disney CEO Michael Eisner’s proposal to buy Portsmouth Football Club: £5.67million bid from Eisner’s Tornante investment group. Community shareholders in PST — Portsmouth Football Club’s principal shareholder, with 48.5% of the club’s equity — voted …

New coaching launch hits the water at Southsea Rowing Club

Left to right: Membership Secretary Jeff Watling, Councillor Linda Symes, and Club Captain Pete Clarke We went to speak to the team at Southsea Rowing Club this afternoon about a new coaching launch they’ve put into service, thanks to funding from Portsmouth City Council. Club Captain Pete Clarke told …

Annabel Vose joins Land Rover BAR Academy

The Land Rover BAR Academy have selected their first female sailor: Annabel Vose, one of Britain’s most talented young sailors, and winner of four World Championships, and one European and ten national titles across a multitude of classes and disciplines. The academy was created to find and support talented young …

Land Rover BAR win in Japan and claim World Series title

Following a stunning final day performance in the final round of the Louis Vuitton America’s Cup World Series (ACWS) Japan, Landrover BAR have became 2015-2016 ACWS Champions. They did it with a race to spare, creating a sufficient buffer that they could focus on winning the event in the final race.

Land Rover BAR visit Sumo Stables before Fukuoka racing

After 34 races in eight different events across six different countries, there’s just one final round and six more races to go in the Louis Vuitton America’s Cup World Series (ACWS) from Friday 18th through Sunday 20th November. Land Rover BAR are heading to Fukuoka in Japan, with plenty at …

University of Portsmouth Paralympian’s silver success celebrated

A celebratory event was held at the University of Portsmouth last week for a student who won silver at the 2016 Paralympics in Rio. Master’s student Lauren Steadman (pictured above, right) competed in the debut paratriathlon event on Copacabana beach in Brazil. Lauren’s support team, including coaches, psychologists, and trainers, …