Land Rover BAR team officially welcomed

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  • Official welcome: Michael Dunkley, the Premier, and Grant Gibbons, the Minister of Economic Development, visited the Land Rover BAR headquarters in Dockyard and toured the facility (Photograph supplied)

    Official welcome: Michael Dunkley, the Premier, and Grant Gibbons, the Minister of Economic Development, visited the Land Rover BAR headquarters in Dockyard and toured the facility (Photograph supplied)


Land Rover BAR America’s Cup Skipper Sir Ben Ainslie and his team were today officially welcomed.

Michael Dunkley, the Premier, and Grant Gibbons, the Minister of Economic Development, visited the team’s headquarters in Dockyard and toured the facility.

“The Minister and I were extremely impressed with the facility and the dedication and commitment of the Land Rover Bar team,” Mr Dunkley said. “The visit was a unique opportunity to speak to the team and hear their passion for the sport first-hand as well as their compliments about the event site at Dockyard and their warm welcome by the people of Bermuda.”

During their tour, the Premier and Dr Gibbons had the opportunity to speak to members of the team who said they were looking forward to the competition this summer and were delighted to be in Bermuda. Sir Ben and his crew have been in Bermuda for several weeks preparing to compete in the America’s Cup.

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Published Jan 13, 2017 at 2:26 pm (Updated Jan 13, 2017 at 3:38 pm)

Land Rover BAR team officially welcomed

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