Term 1, 2021

Our learning...

We have been working and learning about the wind, buoyancy and how sails are designed to power a boat.

We have created our own boats to float and race in the swimming pool and recently went with the New Plymouth Sailing Club to experience first hand how it feeels to sail an optimist yacht.

Creating our boats

Will the design work, what do I need?

Collabourating and questioning!

Sharing our designs.

Checking out the yachts.

Learning about the yachts.

How it all works on land.

On the water.

Heading out on the water.




How the pulley's work.

Knot tying practise.

Sailing away!

What a Day!