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SAILORS in a round the world yacht race are heading to Jamaica.

And Titchfield skipper Pete Stirling, skipper of Jamaica Get All Right, will have British Olympic silver medallist and former modern pentathlon world number one Heather Fell join the crew. She joins the crew in race 13 of 16 next week.

Amateur sailors from across the area are battling to win a podium place in the 40,000 mile race.

They started race 12 yesterday and they’re making the 590 mile sprint to Jamaica.