Ben Ainslie: Net Worth, Family and Sailing Earnings (2023)

Everything You Always Wanted To Know

Joshua Smith

Founder and Editor at Cruising Freedom

This is the definitive guide on Ben Ainslie for 2023.

I’ve become OBSESSED with the new SailGP series in recent months.

So I’ve been doing a ton of research about many of the popular competitors.

If you wanted to know:

➜ What Ben Ainslie’s net worth actually is

➜ How much they pay him to sail competitively

➜ His past competitive sailing experience

➜ How you can start crossing oceans

Then you’ve definitely come to the right place.

Before we start, a quick introduction from me…

The Cruising Freedom Author

Ahoy, Matey! I’m Joshua from Australia.

I’ve built the perfect business to sail the world.

A business model which can allow me to:

➜ Own a catamaran debt-free

➜ Go for weeks without WIFI

➜ Create semi-passive income

➜ Inspire others to dream big

But more on that later… 🙂

Ben Ainslie FAQs (April 2023)

Boat Name


Crew Member

Ben Ainslie

The Team

Emirates GBR


When he isn’t sailing, Ben Ainslie still resides in the UK.

Affording It

Due to brand sponsorships, he gets paid to sail competitively.

Net Worth

You’ll be surprised by how rich he has become!

As of 2023, Ben Ainslie has a net worth of £4,700,000.

This is based upon the value of his countryside mansion in England, European cars, sail boat and personal investments.

Making Loot

Ben Ainslie would be earning more than £700,000 annually through his competitive racing contracts and brand sponsorship deals.

This doesn’t even include the salary that his wife earns either.

Big Moments

During his journey he has won the British Yachtsman of the Year in 1995, 1999, 2000 and 2002, plus a ton of other awards too!

Future Plans

Ben may eventually untie the lines and sail around the world. He may retire from competitive racing soon.

Key Takeaways

What can we learn?

➜ Focus on the wind

➜ Lean on your team’s knowledge

➜ Stay hungry and committed

➜ Opportunities are out there

And surround yourself with great people along the way!


Ben is an inspiration to many maritime enthusiasts in England for his competitive spirit and knowledge on the water.

Create Your Own Cruising Freedom

Hey! 😃 it’s Joshua again…

I’ve been very inspired by Ben’s racing success…

I mentioned earlier about discovering the #1 cruising business model.

With this exciting opportunity, I’ll be able to:

➜ Generate a sustainable full-time income through learning basic skills

➜ Fund the purchase of my first sailing catamaran without any loans

➜ Do it without selling to friends and family (I found a better solution!)

➜ Share my lifetime passion for sailing, cruising and global adventures

Keen to discover more? Jump on the free training right now. 👨🏻‍💻

(I share more about it on the next page…🙂)