Sir Ben Ainslie steps down as driver of Emirates Great Britain SailGP Team

Sir Ben Ainslie has announced he is stepping down as driver of the Emirates Great Britain SailGP Team. Ainslie will continue his role as CEO of Emirates GBR but will hand over the wheel to double Olympic Gold medallist and America’s Cup teammate Giles Scott MBE. Speaking after his final SailGP Event as driver in Dubai, Ainslie said it was “time for the next generation to come through”.

On the decision to step away from his role as Emirates GBR driver, Ainslie said: “It’s probably the toughest decision I’ve had to make in my sporting career. Like any big decision, there’s plenty that goes into it and a lot of factors at play.

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