Sailing into the spotlight Hannah Mills. Great Britain is the most successful nation in Olympic sailing history, with more gold medals won than any other nation. With that in mind, this year’s Team GB sailors have a lot to live up to.

Sailing into the spotlight Hannah Mills. Great Britain is the most successful nation in Olympic sailing history, with more gold medals won than any other nation. With that in mind, this year’s Team GB sailors have a lot to live up to.

Bryony Shaw (R) of Great Britain competes in the RS:X women's Sailing on Day 5 at Weymouth & Portland.

Bryony Shaw (R) of Great Britain competes in the RS:X women's Sailing on Day 5 at Weymouth & Portland.

As excitement mounts for the 35th America’s Cup taking place this May in Bermuda, Great Britain’s chances of winning the Cup have never looked stronger. Henri Lloyd takes a look back at how Sir Ben Ainslie’s Land Rover BAR team got to where they currently stand. It’s been an incredibly busy three years… HOW THE TEAM BEGAN As the most successful sailor in Olympic history and late-addition tactician on the Oracle team that won the 34th America’s cup in 2013,...

As excitement mounts for the 35th America’s Cup taking place this May in Bermuda, Great Britain’s chances of winning the Cup have never looked stronger. Henri Lloyd takes a look back at how Sir Ben Ainslie’s Land Rover BAR team got to where they currently stand. It’s been an incredibly busy three years… HOW THE TEAM BEGAN As the most successful sailor in Olympic history and late-addition tactician on the Oracle team that won the 34th America’s cup in 2013,...

Ben Ainslie is on course to challenge for a fourth consecutive Olympic gold medal after being named in the Great Britain sailing team for London 2012.

London 2012: Ben Ainslie in Great Britain squad

Ben Ainslie is on course to challenge for a fourth consecutive Olympic gold medal after being named in the Great Britain sailing team for London 2012.

London 2012 Olympics: Britain's Luke Patience and Stuart Bithell win 470 sailing silver

Britain's Luke Patience and Stuart Bithell win Olympic 470 sailing silver

London 2012 Olympics: Britain's Luke Patience and Stuart Bithell win 470 sailing silver

Women´s 470 class sailing olympics 2016 | Rio 2016: Hannah Mills and Saskia Clark, Storbritannien guldet i damernas 470 klass, silver Nya Zealand, brons Frankrike.

Rio 2016: Hannah Mills and Saskia Clark's long wait for dinghy sailing gold ends

Women´s 470 class sailing olympics 2016 | Rio 2016: Hannah Mills and Saskia Clark, Storbritannien guldet i damernas 470 klass, silver Nya Zealand, brons Frankrike.

Nick Dempsey of Great Britain is carried onshore on his windsurf board by Team GB team mates after winning the silver medal in the RS:X Men's Sailing on Day 11 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Weymouth & Portland venue

Nick Dempsey of Great Britain is carried onshore on his windsurf board by Team GB team mates after winning the silver medal in the RS:X Men's Sailing on Day 11 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Weymouth & Portland venue

Great Britain Olympic stamps -  Ben Ainslie - Sailing  Finn - Men's Deavyweight Dinghy

Great Britain Olympic stamps - Ben Ainslie - Sailing Finn - Men's Deavyweight Dinghy

Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, enjoys going sailing and meeting Ben Ainslie and the rest of Team Great Britain in Weymouth, England during the 2012 London Olympics, August 6, 2012.

Kate Middleton Photos Photos: Kate Middleton at the Olympics

Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, enjoys going sailing and meeting Ben Ainslie and the rest of Team Great Britain in Weymouth, England during the 2012 London Olympics, August 6, 2012.

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