Kate Middleton
Britain's Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge stands on Centre Court for the men's singles quarter-final tennis match between Andy Murray and Grigor Dimitrov at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships, in LondonReuters

Pregnant Kate Middleton has announced a new patronage. The Duchess of Cambridge, who is currently suffering from the after affects of hyperemesis gravidarum, has become the Royal Patron of 1851 trust.

Middleton's patronage was declared by Kensington Palace on 13 October. The trust aims at engaging younger generation through sailing and marine industry and is a bid to bring the America's cup to UK.

The Duchess, who has an avid interest in sailing, wants to encourage the young people to sharpen their skills and build their confidence.

"I am delighted to be Royal Patron of the 1851 Trust. I feel very fortunate to have enjoyed sailing from a young age and I know it is a great way of providing young people with the opportunity to develop skills and confidence," she said in an official statement obtained by E!Online.

Middleton also said that this is an exciting and encouraging time for sailing. She also hopes that British challengers would get the America Cup home, added the Website.

Middleton is also patron to Action on Addiction, East Anglia's Children's Hospices, The Art Room, the National Portrait Gallery, Place2Be, The Natural History Museum and SportsAid, according to report by the website.

Meanwhile, it's been reported that Middleton doesn't want to have a third child, as she doesn't waht to go morning sickness again. She faced health isues when she was pregnant with her first child, Prince George, and it has recurred in her second pregnancy.

"Originally, the couple had talked about having lots of kids–but hadn't anticipated Kate enduring such a tough time," an source told National Enquire, according to a report by Epoch Times.

There is no confirmation on the report but Prince William is said to be worried and has been standing by her side during her hard time. Middleton is currrently staying with her mother, Carole Middleton.

The Duchess has also been forced to cancel a slew of her royal engagements following her second pregnancy. However, she is expected to meet Singaporean president who is scheduled to visit Britain in late October.