Ainslie – and 500,000 fans – target America’s Cup

Sir Ben's got a lot of backers...

But against a line-up of the best sailors in the world including defenders Oracle Team USA who pulled off one of sport's greatest comebacks in 2013 when they beat Emirates Team New Zealand after being 8-1 down in the finals, plus three other teams from Japan, France and Sweden, Ainslie is not expecting an easy ride.