by Richard Henderson, Illustrated By Jennifer Heyd Wharton
This entertaining and beautifully illustrated book introduces children to the basics of sailing. Adam, a young boy from the city, yearns to learn how to sail. When his aunt and uncle invite him to visit one summer, his cousin Beth takes him our in her sailboat. As they head for Dutch Ship Island, Beth shows Adam many of the things he will need to know to become a sailor - skills he must put into action when a thunderstorm arises.