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Paperback Sarah's Boat: A Young Girl Learns the Art of Sailing Book

ISBN: 0884481182

ISBN13: 9780884481188

Sarah's Boat: A Young Girl Learns the Art of Sailing

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As twelve-year-old Sarah prepares for the town's annual sailboat race, working on the boat her grandfather has given her and learning the secrets of navigation, readers are schooled in tacking, coming... This description may be from another edition of this product.

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Great for teaching children the basics of sailing

I read this this book to my 4-year old daughter, Sarah. She loves it, and has learned some important sailing concepts from it. We are building a live-aboard sailboat, and have been very concerned about child safety. After reading _Sarah's Boat_, we find her playing sailboat in the back yard, coming about and ducking the imaginary boom! She has been able to stand on a beach and judge the direction of the wind, and predict whether we could take a straight course to the opposite shore, or whether we would need to tack. She gleans this knowledge from what she considers a bed time story. I wish there were more books like this!
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