One of the Great Twelve Livery Companies of the City of London. Livery Companies, or Guilds as they were previously known, began in mediaeval times as fraternities which were often religious but also there to protect the interests of particular trades. There are now 108 City Livery Companies.
For more information about Livery Companies of the City of London please see the City Livery Committee website.
With only a day to go until the first day of the AC35, and Round Robin 1 of the Qualifying Round when Land Rover BAR will be racing against Artemis (Sweden), we would like to remind Members of how they can follow the racing. Sir Ben Ainslie CBE is an Honorary Freeman of the Merchant Taylors’ Company. Good Luck Ben!! For news of the America’s Cup World Challenge click here