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Ready for Rio: our Paralympics sailors

The Paralympics get underway later tonight with the opening ceremony in Rio starting around 9pm.

For the last few days we've been hearing from some of our region's medal prospects but there are few sports that could offer quite as much success as sailing.

The country's best sailors - who also happen to be some of the world's best - train at the National Sailing Academy on Portland and they're looking to bring home a big haul of medals from this Paralympics.

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