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Sailing Skills assessments

Well done to all who have completed stage4 sailing skills, keep it.
Some of you have not received a log book yet, the log book is based on the >> Adventure Skills Sailing
have a look at them so you can get going looking stuff up before you get your logbook.
We’re hoping to get everyone to stage4 and some to stage5.

I’ll post some of the stuff you need to learn here, others you’ll need to look up yourself.
Personal Floatation Devices
Sailing Terms
Points of sail
The 5 Essentials
Rules for prevention of collisions at sea

Overnight Hike Apr-2023 Information

Information sheet for 2023 hike available here: Hike-Mar-2023-info

Brief Details….
Saturday 1st;

Time:  09:45 Location: Glenflesk, ‘Top Oil’ Petrol Station, Eircode V93 A26D

  • We will meet up here and continue in convoy to the starting point for the hike.

Directions to drop off point on Saturday morning:

  • Distance: 111 Km
  • Time: 1 hr 30 min (according to AA)
  • Head towards Killarney N40/N22
  • Meet at petrol station in village
  • Continue in convoy to the starting point for the hike (approx. 10 km)

Collection Sunday 2nd:

Time: 1.00 pm Location:
Muckross Park Hotel car park Eircode V93 NH5W

General information:

Weekend Cost: €30-40 TBD

Phone numbers of Scout leaders on site: Kevin – 0879192688 or Dave – 0876344340

Scouts 2020 calendar

Some upcoming events for your diaries:

Sat. April 4th – overnight hike in Killarney

Wed. April 15th – Day time trip to Marei

24th-25th April – Shield weekend, kilcully

May 8th – Charge Certificate weekend

Jun 19-21st – Group camp in Burncourt

July 18-25th – Annual Camp, location TBD


Scout Autumn camp 2019

Scouts are going on a weekend camp Fri. Oct. 18th – Sun. Oct. 20th.

Location: Burcourt Scout Campsite, Shanbally Co. Tipperary
Google Map: Burncourt Scout Campsite

Provisional (subject to change) Times:
Dropoff at Burncourt: 7:00pm Friday
Pickup at Burncourt: 2:00pm Sunday

Car pooling is encouraged where possible.

Estimate Cost:  €30

Recommended personal equipment list can be found here:

This is an Autumn camp, night time temperatures will be low,
Be prepared !

Scout Leaders

Scout Annual Camp 2019

Full details available in parents letter by clicking this link.

Times & Dates:

Saturday 13th

Watch leader + assistant from each camp watch must come to the boat yard at 9:00am to check & prepare watch equipment. This should take less than an hour.
Friday 19th

Trailers are being packed for travel on Friday evening, 7:30pm to 9:00pm. Scouts may deposit their bag containing water activity gear for transport to camp.

Saturday 20th  

All scouts to meet at Cork Kent Station at 8:45am. We will be travelling by train to the campsite so a car pool to Kent Station will be needed. Scouts should bring a packed lunch for arrival at the site.

Saturday 27th

We will be departing the campsite at TBD and will arrive at Cork Kent Station is 7:25pm. All scouts should then travel to the boatyard for unloading and storing of the equipment.