Kate Middleton, Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge

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It's safe to say Kate Middleton has taken to these games like a duck to water. A very all-access-allowed duck.

Fresh off of making the day of the U.S. women's gymnastics team, the duchess was back out in cheer mode today, turning up in Weymouth, England to watch Team GB's sailing team begin their hunt for Olympics domination.

Sadly, while royals in the stands have previously been harbingers of good, golden things to come for the home team, Kate's presence didn't quite do the trick today.

Despite the binocular-scanning, on-the-water cheering of Prince William's better half, Team GB's Alison Young came fourth in the women's Laser Radial competition, which Kate had turned out to see.

She was joined on the water by Princess Anne (her aunt-in-law) and Ann's husband, Sir Timothy Laurence.

In addition to her now standard uniform of Team GB-branded Olympics windbreaker, Kate wore her curls pulled back in a ponytail (wise choice, those were some choppy waters and windy breezes) and (because she is a duchess and needs some glamour, after all), a pair of Givenchy sunglasses.

And, of course, Kate's not the only royal spectator making the rounds, as yesterday William and Prince Harry cheered on men's track and field events as well as competed in some games of their own, taking part in a charity polo match.

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