Kids love water activities! Now more than ever, families are spending more time together in the outdoors. Whether it's with friends and family or a solo outing, non-motorized boating is a fun and exciting way to experience and explore the outdoors. Photos and illustrations help the young reader learn all the important skills and to stay safe. Includes index for easy reference to topics of interest.
Chapters include:Kinds of boats: canoes, kayaks, sit-on-tops, tubes, raftsWhat to wear: PFDs, general clothing, footwear, helmets, accessoriesSpecial skills: navigation, chart reading, water reading, seamanshipPacking for a trip: equipment list, weight considerations, safetyWhere to go: coastal, inland waterways, parks, foreign, guided trips