Brian found this super fun sailing camp and it was a highlight of our summer for sure!
It’s on Tuttle Creek Lake, the cost is $5 (PER FAMILY!) and now our kids are all expert sailors!
They don’t just hop in boats, they put them to work! They have to assemble them each time! The kids all know all the parts of a sailboat and how to put it together.
And how to tie it off at the dock.
Day one they threw them in the water, capsized them and taught them how to right the boat. Brilliant if you ask me, no one was scared at all of tipping the rest of the week!
Actually, Berkley should have been! Her few pounds definitely didn’t get that boat back up again! She just doesn’t have the weight!
Day two they towed their boat behind a safety boat so they could learn how to steer.
Then the rest of the week is sailing on their own!
She may have been stuck with no wind, but it made for a very peaceful picture! 🙂
Brian took a few rides in the safety boat. Until they kicked him off! 🙂
On the last day, parents got to sail too! And after that we were even more impressed with our little sailors…it takes skill and knowledge…neither of which I had. But the instructors talked me though it and I made it