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Great Britain Olympic Sailing Team

Sailing into the spotlight Hannah Mills. Great Britain is the most successful nation in Olympic sailing history, with more gold medals won than any other nation. With that in mind, this year’s Team GB sailors have a lot to live up to.

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Hannah Mills and Saskia Clark's long wait for dinghy sailing gold ends

Great Britain’s Hannah Mills and Saskia Clark have finally clinched gold in the women’s 470 sailing class. The pair, who only needed to cross the finish line to guarantee gold, were forced to wait for their coronation after the final regatta was postponed on Wednesday due to a lack of wind. Mills and Clark’s gold is Team GB’s 21st of the Rio Olympic Games and follows Giles Scott’s triumph in the Finn sailing class. More to follow...

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London 2012: Ben Ainslie in Great Britain squad

Ben Ainslie is on course to challenge for a fourth consecutive Olympic gold medal after being named in the Great Britain sailing team for London 2012.

Britain's Luke Patience and Stuart Bithell win Olympic 470 sailing silver

Britain's Luke Patience and Stuart Bithell win 470 sailing silver - Australia claimed their third gold of the regatta to ensure they will finish the Olympic Games as the most successful sailing nation, ending Team GB's 12-year reign in Olympic sailing.

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ANZ Stadium

Ben Ainslie of Great Britain celebrates a provisional gold after the Final Open Laser Sailing at the 2000 Olympic Games in Sydney.

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'Sir Ben' is king of the waves: Ainslie wins fourth gold to become best ever Olympic sailor

#london2012 Ben Ainslie of Great Britain celebrates overall victory after competing in the men's Finn Sailing medal race on Day 9 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at Weymouth & Portland (Getty Images)

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London 2012 Olympics: Greatest celebrations

Nick Dempsey of Great Britain is carried onshore on his windsurf board by Team GB team mates after winning the silver medal in the RS:X Men's Sailing on Day 11 of the London 2012 Olympic Games

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Great Britain 2012 Olympic and Paralympic sailing teams finalised

Nick Dempsey secures windsurfing silver for Britain at London 2012 Olympics

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Ben Ainslie wins his fourth Olympic gold medal for Great Britain

Ben Ainslie flies the Great Britain flag after winning the Finn class gold medal, his fourth successive Olympic gold.

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