FOI release

Funding for Ben Ainslie Racing

Details of the funding to support Sir Ben Ainslie’s America’s Cup team and the development of their headquarters in Portsmouth.


Funding for Ben Ainslie racing


Provides information on the terms of the £7.5 million funding to support Ben Ainslie Racing (BAR), including:

  • job generation
  • up skilling of local workers
  • engagement with schools and higher education institutions
  • engagement with the local supply chain
  • visitors to the BAR centre

This information has been released by the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) under the Freedom of Information Act 2000.

Published 15 May 2015