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You do not need water to have fun in a yacht! A great activity to be done at a local beach or airfield.

One of the 'Cub Year Of Adventure 2015' activities


A selection of land yachts, whistle, stop watch.

One of the 'Cub Year Of Adventure 2015' activities


1. Divide your pack into small teams as this will be easier to manage.
2. Make sure the Cubs have their safety equipment on.
3. Get them seated into their land yachts with their seat belts on.
4. Feet are positioned on the steering bar.
5. Now that they are ready, get them to position their yachts in the direction the wind is blowing in.
6. Ready, set, go!

When undertaking this activity please refer to www.scouts.org.uk/a-z

Tip: Best to do this activity within large open areas of land such as some parks, beaches, airfields.

Always wear a helmet.
Check the weather forecasts to see how strong the wind is, if it’s too much then do something different.
Make sure you have enough space.


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