I think #8 could be a good way to accomplish #2.
Whatever it is, don't try to teach her yourself.
Other useful things:
"Honey, rafting is like being able to go car camping in the wilderness."
Drysuit, neoprene gloves, booteies, helmet liner
Gourmet food served in camp
Bring a thermos of hot tea along on all trips other than summer in the desert
Hot moist facecloths in the morning
Campfires with hot chocolate, smores, romance
More connection time with yo Hunny