As a Technical Supplier, and as a Land Rover BAR Academy Partner, Castrol will bring its pioneering lubricants technology to improve the performance of the boat’s hydraulics and overall efficiency of the boat in its America’s Cup bid. Castrol are also partner of the Land Rover BAR Academy. The Academy is a new initiative to find and support talented young British sailors, and create a pathway into the America’s Cup and wider professional sailing.
Castrol already has a strategic partnership with Land Rover, the team’s Title and Exclusive Innovation Partner. The two companies have worked in close cooperation for over 20 years. Castrol lubricants are jointly designed, developed and tested on prototype Land Rover engines and transmissions, working to enhance fuel economy, reduce CO2 emissions and improve engine performance.