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Old 30-07-2005, 12:30   #1
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The Floating Classroom

From Barbara Theisen’s “The Cruising Life” website:
“... Cruising aboard a sailboat, whether across a bay near home or across an ocean to countries all over the world, provides an ideal educational environment for children. By coordinating your sailing experiences with your children’s learning, the world around your boat will become a living classroom. Your kids will realize that learning is fun and should be a lifelong goal, not to be accomplished only during activities involving a school system. And you’ll be learning from and experiencing the world around you as a family ...”

“The Floating Classroom” ~ by Sheila Fort
First published in “Sail” magazine, June 1999

Theresa Fort is author of the book, "Fun Afloat - Cool Activities for Families that Boat." To check out some sample pages from the book, go to:
You can purchase "Fun Afloat" from Theresa's website:
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