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McMillan and strife

The Money Marketing team gave a fine account of themselves at Skandia Cowes Week, coming fourth out of 65 yachts, with rivals taking their beating with good grace.

This was all the more remarkable following a 2am swim in the marina, much to the delight of Skandia’s Alex Jones, who could be heard in the next town screaming safety instructions from the pontoon.

Jones claimed the mud down there is “deeper than we are”.

MM reporter Paul McMillan, who could have been killed when the boom knocked him out over the water, was thrilled to have hung on and brought home the trophy. McMillan says: “Never again.”

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