Skills to Sea

Date:Spring 2011
Location:Helford River, Cornwall
Target group:Young people from across the EU

This residential covered a range of activities over five days for people interested in learning, developing and sharing practical skills and knowledge connected with marine environments – practical session on small boat handling (kayaks and dinghies), coastal food foraging, practical marine biology, wild swimming, study trip to Falmouth National Maritime Museum and traditional wooden boat builder, practice with traditional boatbuilding techniques and tools, basic sea survival for small craft, understanding nautical charts and basic navigation, understanding tides, contributing to a booklet recording our learning from the Learner Workshop.

This project was a Grundtvig Learner Workshop funded with support from the European Commission.


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