Nautical Games for All Ages
|Learn the Ropes: 16 Knots to Know|
Learn the Ropes
Knowing a couple of decent knots by heart comes in handy. Kids still love rafts, canoes, fish lures, and kites. Sailors had to learn The Ropes, and many kids love to experiment and actually see for themselves how knots made perfect practical sense.
Dimensions: : 4" h x 3" w x 1.5" d
|Nautical Playing Cards|
A fully playable standard 52 card poker deck. The need for ship-to-ship communications has existed since man took to the sea, and communication flags extended communication beyond the range of the human voice. Visual communication systems developed over the centuries, slowly evolving into codes of letters and numbers. By the late 1800's most maritime nations used variations of the International Code of Signals, developed in 1857 by he British Board of Trade. The United Nations International Maritime Organization standardized the International Code in 1965__the enclosed deck of cards employs this system. The names of each flag (Foxtrot, Mike, Romeo, etc.) were chosen so they would not be confused with other, similar sounding words. These flags and phonetic names are widely used by yacht race committees, pleasure yachts and ships to signal one another. Increase your enjoyment and understanding of the marine community--learn to recognize and read the International Code Flags!
A great gift idea for anyone who likes boating or the sea!
|Folding Fun Fest Nautigami|
Nautigami is nautical origami, with step by step instructions on turning a simple piece of paper into one of many different nautical related items. Many hours of fun for kids on a trip or just a way to pass time.
Folding paper is easier to learn, and offers surprise and an excited satisfaction of accomplishment. Colored papers folded and twisted turn into fish, shells and classic boats.
Dimensions: 6.4 w x 6.4 d x 1 h
|The Boater's Knot Tying Kit|
Part # 1102
Never be afraid of tying a knot again. This knot tying kit for boaters covers knots needed for all types of boating and marine activities. It teaches you how to tie knots with confidence and since each card has a point value based on difficulty, it can be played like a game. Included are 48 cards, instructions in German, Italian, French, Spanish, Japanese, and English, two dowels and enough line for two people to play. Made in the USA.
|Nautical Trivia Board Game|
The Sailing Board Game
The first board game that combines the strategy of a sailing race with the popular concept of a trivia game. For the sailor who thought he had everything... now there is Nautical Trivia!
Quality... Every aspect of the game: the breathtaking nautical graphics, the pewter playing pieces, the challenging nautical trivia questions, the unpredictable chance cards, and its exciting play...Nautical Trivia was created and designed for those who demand quality.
Excitement... Whether you are a serious sailor, sailing enthusiast or have ever dreamed about sailing, Nautical Trivia offers you all the exciting elements of actual sailing! Nautical Trivia has captured the mystique of blue water racing by simulating the sailing elements of changing winds, changing tides, tacking, racing strategy (block your opponent's wind!!!) and nautical knowledge to enjoy anytime, anywhere, at your command.
Challenging... A roll of the cube determines whether the driving force that propels your boat will be by knowledge or by chance. Nautical Trivia's challenging questions (many in true/false and multiple choice format) will test your knowledge of nautical history, the America's Cup, historic lighthouses, navigation, boating safety, famous shipwrecks, infamous pirates and world geography. The "Jolly Roger" and "Treasure Chest" chance cards are designed to impact the outcome of the race with unpredictable variables based on actual sailing situations. Just when you thought it was smooth sailing, a "Jolly Roger" hurricane card blows all boats off course out to open sea!!!
Components of the Game...
Game Board (28" x 20")
576 challenging Trivia Questions
Jolly Roger Cards
Treasure Chest Cards
Low Tide Tales
Four (4) Pewter Sailboats
Pewter Lighthouse Finish Marker
One (1) Cube
Sand Tide Timer
Wind Rose Spinner
Age Range... Nautical Trivia is designed to challenge sailors of all ages and anyone with a desire to experience the sport of sailing.
Number of Players... Nautical Trivia is played with one player (captain) for each sailboat or groups may divide into crews for each boat and choose a captain. Two, three or four sailboats may compete in a race.
Nautical Chart Puzzle of Stamford to South Norwalk
Learn local geography the fun way! This 121 piece puzzle is great for young mariners to learn the nuances of their local sailing waters with a fun activity the whole family can enjoy. Puzzle comes with a backing board to make framing and display easy. Perfect for decorating a bedroom, beach house, or junior sailing clubhouse. Also makes a great activity when in port for rainy days. Made of paper. 11" x 11".
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