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How royal yachts meet their end

She ruled the waves of the greatest empire the world had ever seen, launched more warships than any other nation and indulged a son’s love of ‘big class’ yacht racing, yet Queen Victoria hated sailing, a new book reveals.

The Empress of India suffered from seasickness and during a passage from the Thames to Edinburgh’s port of Leith, in the full-rigged ship, , she

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