CNN's sailing programme MainSail profiles Sir Richard Branson this month. Check out this footage of Branson on board his boat...
This month, CNN’s sailing programme MainSail profiles British entrepreneur Sir Richard Branson. You can catch the programme at the following times on CNN International – Freesat 87, Sky 506 and Virgin 607:
Thursday 21 April at 11:30 and 18:30 BST
Saturday 23 April at 07:30, 16:00 and 23:30 BST
Sunday 24 April at 04:30, 08:30 and 19:30 BST
Richard Branson on board his boat:
April’s MainSail features British entrepreneur Sir Richard Branson filmed at his 76-acre paradise in the British Virgin Islands.
Presenter Shirley Robertson spends the day with Branson racing on the 32-metre catamaran Necker Bell, competing in the region’s annual regatta where crews combine competition in perfect sailing conditions with great aprés sail. But popularity can come at a price. MainSail finds out how Branson is working hard to ensure visitors see an area that has been carefully maintained and protected to ensure sport, leisure and nature can co-exist.