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Monday, October 13, 2014

Duchess Kate Becomes Royal Patron of The 1851 Trust

The Duchess of Cambridge, née Kate Middleton, has become the royal patron of The 1851 Trust.

Prince William's sporty wife will now give her support to the Trust, which is the charitable arm of the UK's bid to enter a team in the 2017 America's Cup and bring the trophy back to Britain for the first time since 1851.

"I am delighted to be Royal Patron of The 1851 Trust," said the Duchess in a statement. "I feel very fortunate to have enjoyed sailing from a young age and I know it is a great way of providing young people with the opportunity to develop skills and confidence. Click link for full post from Hello Magazine.