Prince William and Kate Middleton
Prince William will lead his team on behalf of his patronage Child Bereavement UK while Kate will compete for the Royal Foundation , with one week to go before the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge take part in the inaugural King's Cup regatta, Kensington Palace has announced the celebrity charity ambassadors who will take to the waters and skipper their own boat.
The couple will be joined by Olympic champion rower Helen Glover who will represent the Anna Freud Centre, stand-up comedian John Bishop for Action on Addiction, BBC presenter Katie Thistleton for Place2Be, England women's footballer Fara Williams for Centrepoint, television presenter Dan Snow for London's Air Ambulance Charity and adventurer Bear Grylls for wildlife conservation organisation Tusk.
The regatta, which is being held to raise awareness and funds for the eight charities, will take place on 9 August in Cowes on the Isle of Wight. The regatta will include a number of races and will begin at 10am. The winning team will be awarded The King's Cup, a historic trophy first presented by King George V at Cowes' Royal Yacht Squadron in 1920.