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Disabled sailor sets yacht record

A disabled sailor was cheered by well-wishers as she became the first female quadriplegic to sail solo around Britain.

Hilary Lister, 37, smiled as she was applauded when she sailed into Dover Harbour, Kent, and into the record books.

Her spokesman, Paul Taroni, said: "This is an amazing triumph over adversity. Everything that went against her and all the things that went wrong, Hilary overcame to do something truly inspirational. We are all so proud of her."

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