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Safety At Sea 2014

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We all know that things can go very wrong at sea, but do you know what to do when bad goes to worse? Safety at Sea is designed to address safety concerns from crew-overboard situations to gear emergencies and even seasickness. The class will be taught in a Round-Robin style and is taught by professionals and dedicated volunteers, provding 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

     + For novice & experienced sailors


DATE: November 8, 2014


PLACE: Sea Scout Base Galveston, 7511 Broadway, Galveston, TX, 77554

PRICING: $20. Registration includes a hot dog lunch and free Safety at Sea T-shirt.

STAFF: Those registering for STAFF roles must be pre-approved prior to registration.  Lunch will be provided for free to Staff, and T-shirts require a $10.00 payment.   To be approved for a STAFF position contact: Eric Steele at

PLEASE NOTE:  Cub Scouts, Boy Scouts, and Varsity Scouts are not eligible to attend this event if their primary registration is with a Pack, Troop, or Team. The event is only available for Venture Scouts and for Sea Scouts. However, if you are a youth that is 13 years of age and has completed the eighth grade, with an interest in joining a Sea Scout Ship or Venture Crew, you may attend the Safety at Sea Event as a guest participant with an existing Sea Scout Ship.

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 Sam Houston Area Council Youth Click HERE

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

Ship 499 Thunderbird District - Robin Shaw:
Ship 468   Northern Star District - Rob Freas: rbfreas@UTMB.EDU
Ship 45   Coastal District - Ed Carrette:
Ship 2322   Coastal District - Len Meyers:


If you are a Sea Scout Ship or a Crew that is looking for overnight accommodations at the base please contact the base directly to secure a dorm room and or dockage for a ship if sailing to the base. There is a separate fee for this accommodation, and meals are not provided outside of the provided lunch for the day of the event. Lodging Space is extremely limited so please do not hesitate in making early arrangements. Contact the base directly: (409) 572-2560

BSA Health Form (Parts A & B must be filled out completely)
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REGISTER BY: October 24, 2014 4PM Central Time  
(Note: The deadline to register by is a firm deadline, as T-Shirt orders must be made in advance and allow for 10 full business days of production time prior to the November 8th event date)