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 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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