The Baden-Powell Scouts' Association

Traditional Scouting for the 21st Century!

  1. Take charge of a small dinghy or small craft in response to orders which shall include sculling over the stern, anchoring, bringing alongside and making fast.
  2. Be able to pull an oar as a member of a boat’s crew.
  3. Know the right way to load a boat with either stores or personnel and how to trim her correctly.
  4. Throw a heaving line from a boat.
  5. Know the safety rules applicable to boating.
  6. Get into a dinghy from the water.
  7. Know the names of all parts of a boat and of the gear.