Kate Middleton Checks in at British Team Launch for America’s Cup

Posted Tuesday June 10, 2014 9:10 AM GMT

She’s always been a fan of friendly competition, and Kate Middleton wants the British challenger team to know she has their back as they prepare for the 35th America’s Cup.

The Duchess of Cambridge showed up at the National Maritime Museum in Greenwich to share some welcome words of encouragement with the sailors.

And of course, Ms. Middleton looked outstanding in a discounted dress by Jaeger, priced at just $165, along with heels by Alexander McQueen.

Following his chat with Kate, Sir Ben Ainslie, who will skipper the team, told press, “We want to bring it home. It would be an amazing thing for this country.”

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