Tennessee
Tennessee

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Contact Ship 300 at:   ship300sails@yahoo.com.

 

 

Location

We meet and maintain our fleet at the Concord Yacht Club

 

Location:      
1600 S Northshore Dr,
Knoxville, TN 37922

Meetings

Ship 300 generally meets once per week during the sailing season.

 

Regular meetings are held at Concord Yacht Club. These are informal meetings conducted in work uniforms. Swimming, lifesaving, first aid, Sailing and Seamanship, and first aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation courses are taught within the Ship by our Great Smoky Mountain Council Members.

 

For more information on meeting times please contact the Ship Skipper at ship300sails@yahoo.com.

Skills Taught at Meetings:

  • Marlinspike Seamanship - use of line, knots, and splicing
  • Sailing
  • Rowing
  • Canoeing
  • Piloting - learning the aids to navigation, reading charts
  • Rules of the Road
  • Small Boat handler - equal to Coast Guard course
  • Radio - qualify for Marine Radiotelephone Operators Permit (MROP)
  • Boat Maintenance - learn how to care for and maintain a small boat
  • Engines - maintenance of inboard and outboard engines
  • Electricity - basic electrical theory & hands on experience
  • Weather- learn how to interpret weather maps
  • Boats - indentification of boats, teaching and commanding a crew under oars and sail
  • Ground Tackle - anchoring, proper use of anchors, identification and use of fittings on board
  • Galley - learning to prepare food and to buy provisions for a long cruise
  • Safety - fire, man overboard, etc.
  • Sea History
  • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation - American Safety Council BLS certificate
  • TN Safe Boating Course - necessary to operate any powerboat in the water of the State of Tennessee correctly
  • First Aid
  • Swimming
  • Lifesaving

Sea scouts are trustworthy, loyal, friendly, helpful, courteous, kind, obedient, cheerful, thrifty, brave, clean, and reverent.

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