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One of Britain's best hopes for a gold medal at this summer's Games visited Canary Wharf this week.
Sailor Ben Ainslie, who is already a three-time Olympic champion, said he had been looking forward to London 2012 ever since the bid was won back in 2005.
The Princess Royal was at the London Boat Show this afternoon.
Princess Anne met triple gold medalist Ben Ainslie who was at the Excel exhibition to launch his new clothing line with British heritage brand Henri Lloyd.
Britain's most successful Olympic sailor set his sights on post-2012 success with the launch of his own racing team.
Ben Ainslie will try to win the America's Cup next year as part of the Oracle Racing team and today he launched Ben Ainslie Racing to take part in the America's Cup World Series, which starts in late August.
There was plenty to float the boats of sailing enthusiasts at Excel when the Tullet Prebon Boat Show opened its doors last week.
The annual event with more than 500 exhibitors and 1,000 boats at the exhibition hall was officially opened by heiress and TV presenter Tamara Ecclestone this morning.
Triple Olympic champion Ben Ainslie is aiming to put his America's Cup disappointment behind him as he focuses on extending his record as Britain's most successful Olympic sailor.
Ainslie, 33, was part of the Team Origin project which was to have been Britain's challenger for the America's Cup last year.