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Sea Scouts Head South

Had a lot of things going this week and I am just getting to this post. Better late than never. Last Friday night at 7:15 pm the Zack “C” with 4 Sea Scouts and 3 adult advisors left Barefoot Landing Marina in Myrtle Beach SC heading south on a twelve hour cruse to Charleston SC. Lee Ann Williams, the boatswain for Sea Scout Ship 850, had set up a duty schedule for the Sea Scouts of 3 hour shifts. We traveled at an average of 10 mph. The scouts received training reading a chart plotter, radar imaging, night operation and proper communication procedures. There were two adult leaders on duty at all times to give proper training. We arrived in Charleston at 7:15 am the following morning. After docking we had breakfast onboard and then got the Zack “C” in order. The rest of the day was spent in walking around downtown Charleston. After dinner the scouts went on a ghost walk. By this time I had had all the walking I could stand, so went back to the Zack”C” and made sure the bed was working properly. Sunday morning after breakfast we put our dress whites on and attended church services at the Citadel and toured the campus. After lunch in downtown Charleston we returned to the dock and got ready for the return trip to Myrtle Beach. We started across Charleston harbor at 4:30 pm and had a day night trip back home. The scouts stood 3 hour shifts again and worked on there navigation skills on the return trip. We arrived home at 4:30 am Monday morning. All went well.
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COOL story.....more kids need great guidance like that.......BEST WISHES in all your future exploits.....i2f
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I was a sea scout and I seem to recall the group I belonged to, had a lot of meetings and we went over navagation, that was about it. Cool story and group.
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Back in my teens I was a Sea Cadet and the only water we saw was out of the water fountain or swirling down the toilet - Great experience for them

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Back in my teens I was a Sea Cadet and the only water we saw was out of the water fountain or swirling down the toilet - Great experience for them
Very true and well put. But wearing my Dad's navy uniform, now and then to a meeting was cool.
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As someone who grew up around Charleston and calls Murrells Inlet home, this is a great post. It really makes me homesick. Glad to see everyone had a great sail and a good time.
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