Kate Middleton’s passion for sailing: the Duchess talks ‘quite technical’ with children about nautical experience

On Sunday, during her royal engagements at the America’s Cup World Series event in Porsmouth, England, the Duchess, née Kate Middleton, 33, who was joined by her husband Prince William, talked about her sailing skills with the children that were present at the event.

“Kate spent a lot of time talking to the children about their experiences on the boats,” Motiv8’s Claire Ansell told People.

She added, “Kate told us that she really liked sailing and actually got quite technical about things – talking about tacking and other different things that you can do with a boat. The children understood what she meant, and it was really lovely for them. They were all very excited.”

The Kensington Palace tweeted some picture from the event, but also a video showing the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge giving the medals.

The Royal Family Channel also posted two videos of the Royal Family, one in which the Duchess is taking care of a crying child and another one showing Kate trying out a sailing simulator.



Kate and William were lavished with gifts for their children, Prince George, 2, and Princess Charlotte, who will turn 3 months old on August 2, consisting in two BAR shirts with their kids’ names printed on the back.