It’s a beautiful day in the boatyard! Welcome to Mr. Childers’ Boat House! Coach Chris Childers from US Sailing’s Seibel Sailors Program posts videos each week to introduce kids to the wonderful world of sailing with skills instruction and life lessons.

Here are the first three episodes. Watch more in the US Sailing Starboard Portal!

 

Dressing for sailing, knot tying, types of hulls, and types of sail plans:

Parts of a boat:

Measuring wind:

For more videos from Mr. Childers, tune-in to the US Sailing Starboard Portal. More videos are available there, and new videos come out each week! Check it out: https://www.ussailing.org/starboard-portal/#MCBH

 

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