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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...

Koch Cup Qualifiers

As many of you know, the William I. Koch International Sea Scout Cup is coming up again in 2018, which means it is time to start planning for regional qualifying races to be held this year. The Southern Region has the opportunity to hold FIVE Qualifying Regattas to...

Thoughts on Successful Ships

Jim Graves, Capitol Area Council Commodore, offers some thoughts on successful ships. He observes: Over the past several years at Minto Rendezvous, Sea Scout Academy and at other council and area events I have been taking my own type of silent survey on units.......