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Bay Area CouncilSAFETY AT SEA 2018

Safety at Sea

Safety at Sea 2018
at Coast Guard Base Galveston

Be prepared at sea

Ever wonder what you would do if someone fell overboard from your boat?

Do you have a plan to deal with heavy weather if you can’t reach a safe harbor?

We all know that things can go very wrong at sea, but do you know what to do when bad gets worse?

Safety at Sea is designed to address safety concerns from crew-overboard situations to gear emergencies and seasickness. Classes are taught by professionals and dedicated volunteers providing both novice and experienced sailors alike with the information and skills needed for sailing preparedness.


Round Robin style learning stations

Man overboard & rescue procedures

Safety gear training

Damage control training

Educators include the Coast Guard, local firefighters, Texas A&M Instructors and more




DATE: November 3, 2018

TIME: 8 a.m.-4 p.m.

PLACE: Coast Guard Base Galveston, 1 Ferry Road, Galveston, TX 77550

PRICING: $10 per Scout, adult and staff. Price includes a hot dog lunch.

SHIRTS: $27, Long sleeve moisture wick shirts must be ordered during registration. (Shirts are not available after Oct. 23, 2018)

CONTACT: Aaron Christopher at or Len Meyers at

STAFF: Those registering for STAFF roles must be approved prior to registration. To be approved for a staff position contact Len Meyers at

PLEASE NOTE:  This event is only available for Sea Scouts and Venturers. A venture crew may also attend. Boy Scouts and Varsity Scouts are eligible to attend this event as a guest with an existing ship if your primary registration is with a troop or team. In order to find a ship that is near you, please utilize the information below to have one of the following ships register you for the event.

For Bay Area Council youth please contact one of the following Ship Skippers:

Ship 468, Northern Star District - Rob Freas: rbfreas@UTMB.EDU
Ship 45, Coastal District - Robin Shaw:
Ship 2322, Coastal District - Len Meyers:

For Sam Houston Area Council youth click HERE

If you are a Sea Scout Ship or a Crew that is looking for overnight accommodations, please contact Sea Star Base Directly for possible lodging. There is a separate fee for this accommodation, and meals are not provided outside of the provided lunch for the day event. Lodging space is extremely limited so please do not hesitate in making early arrangements. Contact the base directly at (409) 572-2560.

BSA Health Form (Parts A & B must be filled out completely and turned in at check-in.)

REGISTER BY: October 23, 2018 October 30, 2018 (Shirts are not available after Oct. 23, 2018)

Register here