The Royals

Princess Kate Makes the Best First Mate: A Visual History of the Royal on Boats

See Princess Kate show off her sea legs before her July 26 visit with the American's Cup British yacht team

A ROW BOAT

Kate and her love of boats goes back – way back. Here, the then-Miss Middleton trains with the Sisterhood Cross Channel rowing team on the Thames. Due to security concerns, she wasn't able to actually compete in the race. Good thing her royal life has offered her plenty of opportunities to indulge her nautical side.