23 , 2015
Ship 72 Skipper Dean Skiff says:
These periodic posts are made to keep Ship 72 members, parents, and interested folks informed as to our activities and our plans.
I welcome positive feedback.
Saturday May 23rd, five ( the 6th
had to leave early) first time
ROOKIE sea scouts took to
the surfboat in winds 15 mph at
Areys Pond and did an excellent
actually handled themselves, the
12 oars and the pulling boat
much better than I thought they
would. We can all be proud of what
participated in an activity, long
boat rowing, that was done centuries
ago. The RACE POINT SURFBOAT they
rowed was used on the east coast
to save mariners by the US Life-Saving
Service, ( forerunners of the USCG)
right here along Nauset Beach. That
alone was a living history lesson
very few have ever done or experienced.
learning and executing rowing commands,
they were made aware of wind and
mooring conditions, bow, stern and
spring lines and how to trailer
might have even experienced how
a callus or a blister is earned?
May 30th at 900 hours, we debark
from Rock Harbor on the CG36500
rescue boat that Disney made a movie
about this past fall in Chatham.
Please call or email me if you plan
to sail for we will only be taking
9 passengers who sign up. Parents
are welcome to come along if there
is space after the scouts. There
will be a $2 charge for fuel and
us not forget those who have served
and sacrificed this coming Memorial
had a safe, fun day on the water
and will meet this Wed. for an hour
at the land ship at 1900 hours.
Bring a friend.
NAUSET SHIP 72,