Ronald Cain selected as Southern Region Boatswain 2019-2020

It is the pleasure of the Southern Region Sea Scout Committee to announce that Ronald Cain from Ship 106 “Loggerheads” of Greater Tampa Area Bay Council has been selected as our next Southern Region Boatswain. Ron has been serving as Area 4 boatswain since...

Southern Region Sea Scout Leadership Awards for 2018

Please join me in congratulating the recipients of the Regional Sea Scout Leadership award for 2018 – Regional Boatswain Ryan Trefny and Area 7 Commodore Jane Tallis. The region can award only two of these awards each year. This year’s recipients are...

Attention Council Commodores

This webinar is aimed at Council Commodores but contains quite a bit of material relevant to anyone working with Sea Scouts at the Council...

SSS Valor Named 2019 Southern Region Flagship

Ship 3, SSS Valor of Swansboro, North Carolina, has been named the 2019 Regional Flagship. Ship 3 is a relatively new but outstanding unit: over the past year, they have doubled their membership, had over half of their members reach Apprentice rank and shown a strong...

Southern Region Seabadge Opportunities

Registration is now open for Seabadge to be held in May hosted by Great Smoky Mountain Council near Knoxville, Tennessee. The Florida Seabadge at the end of January has been full for some time. A Seabadge is in the planning stages for North Texas in the late...

Regional Flagship Reminder

To all Southern Region Sea Scout Ships: the time has come to apply for the new Southern Region Flagship Title! Hopefully, your unit has been earning ranks, recruiting youth, and serving the local community. If your Sea Scout ship has been working diligently, it will...

Davy Jones Rendezvous 2018

The 2018 Davy Jones Rendezvous was a three-day event held in North Carolina at Camp Durant on October nineteenth through the twenty-first. A total of 53 scouts and 25 leaders were in attendance. Friday night several Sea Scouts Ships and Venture Crews from NC and VA...

Catalina 22 Paint Job Project

Robert Forrester, Skipper Sea Scouts Southwinds 100 in Atlanta provided this useful story of their fiberglass repair and repainting of one of their Catalina 22 sailboats. This might be useful guidance for others needing to undertake a similar project. See his complete...

Three Quartermasters!

Today, Sunday Oct. 21, 2018, the members of the Red Skies family and friends celebrate an occasion that has not happened in Raven Dist. Of East Harris County, ever. Backing up a bit, Baytown has had Sea Scouts for about 8 years. For the last five years, Sea Scout Ship...

Ship 100 Commodore Cup 2018

Ship 100 completed another successful Commodore Cup sailing regatta on Lake Allatoona. We entertained scouts from Nashville, LaGrange and West Ga, along with our Woodstock scouts, with 18 scouts overall. This year we sailed the larger 22’ sailboats instead of 14’...