Anchor down and before the sails can be bagged and covered the local youngsters will arrive in the family car. ” Hello Mister, my name is ” begins the conversation. Pencils, paper, and the like is high on their priority list and once given word spreads and we have had as many as five dugouts at once. We were amazed at first just how young a lot of these smiling faces are to be out and about so far from shore in their hand made canoes. We finely accepted the fact it’s the way of life and these are not unlike bicycles children have else where.

English is important to them and they love to try and banter with you to perfect it. Grand fun we have with these visits.