Originally Posted by sailingdog
My experience is that some kids just don't want to learn to swim...but still may be interested in learning to sail.
Every parent has to make their own choices, I suppose. I can tell you my daughter wouldn't set foot in my boat until she could swim. Of course, she's got little say in the matter since we're starting her on lessons in a couple of weeks.. when she hits 6 months of age. :P