Designed to provide an introduction to sailing, boats and the sea, this book covers such topics as boat types, basic sailing principles, boat handling and care, ropes and knots, watching the weather, understanding tides and finding your way using charts and a compass.
This book is designed to provide a comprehensive introduction to sailing, boats and the sea for children from the age of 8 upwards. Each subject has been carefully chosen to appeal to a child's interest and is well illustrated to assist understanding. The aim is to encourage young adventurous children to find out more about boats and the sea. Topics covered in this book include boat types, basic sailing principles, boat handling and care, ropes and knots, watching the weather, understanding tides, finding your way using charts and a compass, identifying lighthouses and buoys, flags and a special section on sea terms. A glossary and sailing quiz are also included.
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This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.