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Originally Posted by NauticalFishwife View Post
Sasha, Thanks for including the picture and especially one that has Miles in his life jacket. With the art teacher background I am, needless to say an advocate of hands on learning. I've also learned that if you can teach children, they in turn become great teachers to their parents. I'm very appreciative of all the suggestions given here. CD's entry was quite insightful. Several years ago I met a family from South Africa who had been cruising with their kids since birth. They were then 8 and 11. The children were mature, kind, compasionate, confident yet were still "kids".
Boats are a great arena for teaching life!
Bringing up lifejackets, I find it interesting that most parents (like myself... I am a big advoacte) all use Mustangs. Crotch strap is an absolute. And yes... we have tested those.

- CD

PS Chase, my oldest, was on board at 5 days old...

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