Our thanks to everyone who entered the competition. This competition is now closed and the winners are announced below.
The winner of the signed Ben Ainslie vest and a sailing experience courtesy of London Corinthians was Thomas Oswald of Fulham. Runners-up who receive the sailing experience were Kathy Hunter of West Kensington and Aileen M Hutchinson of London SW6.
Three-times Olympic Gold winner Ben Ainslie is Britain’s most successful sailor ever and is competing in the Finn Class at the 2012 Olympics to win his fourth Olympic Gold.
A constant companion on his journey to success is his trusted boat Rita, which was named for him by his mother. They are the most successful Olympic couple in history since Torvill and Dean!
The Chronicle has teamed up with London Corinthian Sailing Club (LCSC) based on the river Thames at Hammersmith, to offer readers a chance to win some great prizes. The first prize is a rash vest signed by Ben Ainslie and a free one hour (approx) dinghy sailing session, plus free dinghy sailing for two runners-up.
For your chance to win simply answer the following question:
What is the boat Ben will be sailing in the Olympics called?
a) Wind Weaver
Email your answer to Steve Bax by midnight on Thursday August 2nd and don't forget to include your name, address and a daytime phone number. Usual Trinity Mirror Southern terms and conditions apply and the editor's decision is final.
LCSC is a friendly sailing club based in the heart of London, engaged in Dinghy Sailing on the river Thames and Yacht Cruising and Racing in the UK and Overseas. Come along to LCSC’s Push the Boat out day at 12.30 on Saturday 21st of July or any Tuesday night after 8pm to find out more. www.lcsc.org.uk. LCSC, Linden House, Upper Mall, Hammermsith, W6 9TA.
Sailing Session with LCSC will be for approx. 1 hour in a RS Vision on the River Thames with a qualified RYA instructor on a Saturday or Sunday before 1/11/12. Exact time to be agreed between the winner and LCSC.
Signed rash vest supplied by J.P Morgan Asset Management. J.P. Morgan Asset Management is the title sponsor of Ben Ainslie. www.jpmorganassetmanagement.co.uk. Tweet your support for Ben with the hash tag #BenandRita