is a Saturday class, although completion depends on favorable
winds. The sailing staff is looking forward to your arrival
and every effort is being made to ensure your Small Boat Sailing
Merit Badge training is meaningful, safe and fun!
Plan to arrive Saturday morning no later than 8:30 AM. During
check-in, we will collect your signed Merit Badge Application
(blue card), review any physical limitations, and then go for
swim checks. You must be able to pass the BSA swimmer test to
We use Sunfish and Phantoms for small boat sailing instruction.
These are fun boats that are easy to sail. You will get to "Captain"
your own boat as you sail either with a buddy or alone.
Sailing is fun and it is easy to catch some wind... but, as
an old sea captain once said, "Sailing takes a lifetime
to really learn." So come enjoy the wind and water...and
remember, it will be a great day for sailing and Scouting at
the Aquatics Base!
Class size: 24
What to Bring: