Lymington sailor Sir Ben Ainslie is aiming to be the skipper of the first British team to win the America's Cup in its 160 year history.

He took the first step to achieving that goal by launching his Ben Ainslie Racing team bid that will look to compete under the British flag at 35th edition of the prestigious competition

The 37-year-old, who won the race with Team Oracle USA last year, will captain a team at the 2017 event.

Here, the most successful sailor in Olympic history, winning medals in five consecutive Games, speaks about the America's Cup bid: