Giving a 14 year old a boat to sail around the world is as ridiculous as this thread is getting.
A 14 year old needs to be in school, not on the high seas alone, to die or be rescued at the taxpayers expense, or worse be captured by pirates, as any sea dog would know does exist.
I suggest here gentlemen that you ALL get back on topic and stop the bickering, and the mindless rhetoric. If you want to argue with deckofficer...go over to his forum and argue, quit diluting the potency of this forum with nonsense.
There are a lot of valid points here, but not many about the VOLT so lets get back to the gettin .