Galveston Sea Scout Academy Report

This year our Sea Scout Academy went swimmingly, with record attendance from all over the region! All our tracks ran well and on target, we conducted nightly boatswains’ meetings where we advised and addressed the concerns of all of our ships boatswains. The Sea...

Update from the Regional Yeoman

I have a couple of exciting updates for members of Southern Region Sea Scouting. The first is a call for photos from your ship, council, and area activities, please send photos to...

Sea Scouting in South Texas – Strengthening New Ships

When I visited the Texas Seabadge course in October, I heard of a new Sea Scout ship in the Rio Grande Council – Ship 911. At Seabadge, I met Ship 911’s committee chair, Mr. Jesus Loperena. Knowing that I wanted to go and help train the new ship, I proposed an...

Area Boatswain of the Month: Ryan Trefny

The Southern Region Quarterdeck has selected Ryan Trefny as Area Boatswain of the Month for December. Ryan is the Boatswain for Southern Region Area 3, covering the southern half of Texas, and is doing an outstanding job!  Ryan has worked to gather contact information...

Sea Scout Leadership Award

Last year, the Sea Scout Leadership Award became available for the first time for awarding at the Council, Area, Regional and National levels. In Southern Region, we had good coverage at the Area and Regional levels, but very little utilization of this award at the...

Sea Scout Academy 2018 Galveston

Registration is now open for Sea Scout Academy 2018 to be held at Sea Star Base Galveston on January 13-15 (Martin Luther King Day Weekend) Seven training tracks are available for Sea Scout youth ranging from recruit (1st year) to Been There Done That (5th year)....

Seabadge in Florida this January!

If you’re looking to escape the cold weather this winter, consider joining us at the Florida Seabase Conference Center for a Seabadge Course hosted by Southern Region and Greater Tampa Bay Area Council. Seabadge is an adult leader training experience aimed at...

Safety at Sea – Galveston

Safety at Sea in a nutshell is a large safety meeting, that may sound boring, but I promise it is not. 16 ships from Area 3 came together at the Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston Field Office to learn and practice safety skills, like flares and mustang suits, that...

SHAC Fall Regatta

This past weekend I had the wonderful opportunity to race in the fall regatta. In this race my partner and I took home a deco place win for our ship. The day started out long waking up at 5 o’clock to get to the house we stored our boats at. After a hard working hour...

Harvest Moon Regatta

When I was invited to sail in the Harvest Moon Regatta, I was extremely excited and immediately made it my first priority that weekend. Having never sailed offshore or overnight, I had no idea what to expect, only that I needed to prepared. So I packed everything our...