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HRH The Countess of Wessex gets a selfie with Leading Sea Cadet Morgan Smith.
HRH The Countess of Wessex at the finish of the the Falmouth to Royal Greenwich Tall Ships Regatta, gets a selfie with Leading Sea Cadet Morgan Smith.

Almost half of the vessels competing in the regatta are members of ASTO, the UKs Sail Training umbrella organisation.

ASTO has vessels from all over the British Isles taking part including Scotland, Wales, East Anglia and the South of England, and at least half of the trainees on board each boat will be under 25.

Over 280 young people from a wide range of backgrounds are sailing on board 19 boats operated by ASTO members.

It is the first time a Tall Ships Race has both started and finished in a UK port

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