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New Start for Louisiana Ship

Ship 312 from Istrouma Area Council in Louisiana is back on the water after being inactive for a few years. They are featured in this great article in the New Orleans Advocate.  All our ships should be seeking out this kind of publicity from local media! Meanwhile,...

2017 National Flagship Named

Sea Scout Ship 100, “SSS DOMINION” Honored with BoatU.S. and the Sea Scouts, BSA 2017 National Flagship Award The Boat Owners Association of the United States (BoatU.S.) and Sea Scouts, BSA recognize Sea Scout Ship 100 “SSS DOMINION” of the National Capital Area...

SouthWinds Spring Break Trip

Sea Scouts Ship SouthWinds 100 of the Atlanta Area Squadron recently completed a sailing adventure in Saint George Sound and the Gulf of Mexico near Carrabelle, Florida. Ship 100 was founded in 2008 and completed our first trip to Florida in 2009. We’ve continued for...

Religious Calendar

When planning events, most of us have a good idea of which religious holidays are relevant in our own ship, but it's a lot harder when planning council, area, or regional events where the list of religions to check is potentially much broader.  BSA's relationships...

No more Tour and Activity Plans!

BSA's Tour and Activity plans have been eliminated effective April 1, 2017 - see details here.  Remember that this doesn't mean you don't need a plan, just that you no longer need to file that particular plan with BSA. For Sea Scouts, one of the most important kinds...

Announcing the 2017-2018 National Boatswain

The National Sea Scout Support Committee announces the selection of Mercedes Matlock of Frederick, Maryland as the 2017-2018 National Sea Scout Boatswain. Her term of office will be from June 1, 2017 through May 31, 2018 She is a member of Ship 59, SSS Sea Dogs,...

Spring 2017 National Sea Scout Log

The Spring 2017 National Sea Scout Log is now available. This issue includes: New Standard Operating Procedures The National Sea Scout Support Committee Needs YOU to Grow Membership! National Director’s Update National Boatswain’s Report Long Cruise Resources...