Gallimard Jeunesse

Illustrated by Christian Broutin


Watch wooden sailing ships being tossed on stormy seas and attacked by pirates. Learn how they are made and how their sails work. Sail on a racing yacht, go fishing for merlin and see a fishing boat trawling for fish. Find out about canoes, yachts, motor boats, speed boats, tug boats and submersibles, as well as huge container ships, cruise ships, aircraft carriers and oil tankers. Learn how to make a boat and how to tie different sailor’s knots.