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Inflatable Castle Proves Seaworthy

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Inflatable Castle Proves Seaworthy

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Inflatable Castle Proves Seaworthy

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Some people dream of living in a castle. Three young Brits wanted to sail one. And they got the chance to live their dream when they floated a bright red and yellow bouncy castle across Italy's Lake Grada. The intrepid trio even managed to interrupt an international sailing regatta.

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Some people dream of living in a castle. Three young Brits wanted to sail one. And they got the chance to live their dream when they floated a bright red and yellow bouncy castle across Italy's Lake Garda. The intrepid trio even managed to interrupt an international sailing regatta. Noting that Britain has a great tradition as a seafaring nation, 24-year-old Chris Hayes said: We feel we have played no role at all in adding to this.

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