Read the story of Megan Becan, a high school junior from Texas who competes in APBA races. Another great example of kids learning to appreciate boats and the skills that will make them boaters for life.
Then again, who needs to learn how to drive a boat? We've got robots to do it. A robotic solar-powered boat, ok it's more of a surfboard, made the voyage from California to Hawaii and has more ocean to cover.