(PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND, Canada) -- Prince William outmatched his bride when the two teamed up with local athletes in a friendly dragon boat race on Prince Edward Island's Dalvay Lake in Canada Monday.
The prince was in the center of his team's boat rowing while the Duchess of Cambridge, Catherine Middleton, sat in the back of her boat to row.
As soon as the horn sounded to begin the race, the prince's team forged ahead of the duchess' boat, and in the end, William's team prevailed.
The prince tried to console his wife by giving her a hug as they stepped onto the pier. After the race, they watched a band perform and ate some of the local fare of oysters and lobster.
Earlier on Monday, Prince William landed his military helicopter on the water of a lake in Prince Edward Island National Park. Several onlookers were dressed in parkas and sat in lawn chairs near the edge of the water to see if the prince would be able to land the aircraft on the water as part of a military emergency training exercise. He performed the landing a half dozen times.
Prince William, who is a Royal Air Force rescue helicopter pilot, requested the exercise as part of his visit to the province. Canada is the only country that trains its Sea King helicopter pilots to do a controlled landing on water in case of an emergency. The prince flies a Sea King in the U.K.
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have been making headlines since their visit to Canada began -- their first official overseas trip since marrying in April.
As the duchess greeted fans in Quebec City Sunday as part of their North American tour, one man asked her if she planned to have children. Middleton, 29, who has not spoken publicly about having children, was overheard saying, "Yes, I hope to."
"It was really quite a surprise to hear her say that, quite an emotional response," said Katie Nicholl, an ABC News contributor and author of The Making of a Royal Romance. "For Kate to give such an intimate aspiration is very special."
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