INEOS TEAM UK Brings Harken On Board For America’s Cup

July 10, 2019

INEOS TEAM UK today announced Harken as their latest technical supplier, supporting the team in their campaign for the 36th America’s Cup  As this piece on iSportconnect TV shows, the team have been working closely with Harken designing, testing and manufacturing componentry integral to the performance of the team’s test boat, coded named ‘T5’ and two AC75 race boats.

Harken will also supply the team with deck hardware including winches and pedestals, gearboxes, blocks and hydraulic componentry produced in their two global factories; Pewaukee, Wisconsin USA and Limido Comasco, Italy.

INEOS TEAM UK Team Principal and Skipper Ben Ainslie and CEO Grant Simmer both have historic relationships with Harken.

Harken supported Ben during his successful Olympic campaigns in the Finn dinghy (including London 2012) and Grant has previously worked with the marine hardware company throughout his Cup career.