Ben Ainslie believes a British team could challenge a US team to win the America's Cup.
"I think so, it sounds like there's been quite a good following in the UK," he told BBC Radio 5 Live.
"We've got the talent in the UK in terms of sailors, designers, you've seen the public reaction to this racing, people love it."
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