What can we learn from Cornish Pilot Gig racing to help us build our own boats?
The Cornish Pilot Gig is a six-oared rowing boat traditionally raced to put pilots aboard incoming vessels and gig racing is now a highly popular and competitive sport.
In this unit Pupils ;
- investigate historical sources to find out about William Peters and how the Cornish Pilot Gig evolved
- design and construct their own watercraft and test it out on the water
- row a boat and participate in a range of fitness activities
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