Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
 
Old 31 March 2005, 04:29   #1
Member
 
Country: UK - England
Town: Nr Faversham, Kent
Boat name: C Rider
Make: Avon
Length: 5m +
Engine: Yam 80
Join Date: Jan 2005
Posts: 479
Voluntary Youth Groups

Having read some interesting comments in my post of "foggy Solent" in the galleries section, It prompted me to enquire how many members are involved in voluntary youth organisations, ie. Scouts, Sea Scouts, Army Cadets, Sea Cadets etc and any more I haven't mentioned.

For me I am the District Water Activities advisor for my Scout District. I am also part of the The Water Activities Team (TWAT). And as my wife is the District Commisioner I get involved with quite alot of non boating stuff.

I allow my boat to be used on events and generally am the fixer of all things -outboards, tractors and tea urns.
__________________

__________________
Searider - The Best 5.4 x Far
Swifty is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 31 March 2005, 04:49   #2
ADS
Member
 
Country: UK - England
Town: Dorset
Length: 4m +
Join Date: Oct 2003
Posts: 1,410
I was a Sea Scout, and I have stayed on Bristol several times, I did my RYA P2 there as well. I still help with the Sea Scouts sometimes and lend my RIB for Scout and sailing club events.
Sea Scouts is still very popular, and I would recommend it to any young person.

Alex
__________________

__________________
ADS is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 31 March 2005, 04:52   #3
Trade member
 
tim griffin's Avatar
 
Country: UK - England
Town: Newport IoW
Boat name: Amean/Pronto/Rumbo
Make: Solent Rib Princess
Length: 7m +
Engine: 200hp Etec 260x 2
MMSI: lots of them
Join Date: Sep 2003
Posts: 1,859
I do voluntary work for the Isle of Wight Branch of the Royal Life Saving Society
training rookie lifeguards (KIDS and Adults) We (the branch that is) also provide training for the local Council Beach Lifeguards and we use the money raised for Pool hire for winter training.
__________________
Tim Griffin
RYA Freelance YMI power Powerboat and PWC instructor trainer vhf first aid sea survival Diesel engine radar and navigation instructor
tim griffin is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 31 March 2005, 05:38   #4
Member
 
Country: UK - England
Length: 6m +
Join Date: Sep 2004
Posts: 1,850
I am an Officer in the Army Combined Cadet Force, which is a Cadet force based inside a Public School, with an Army, Navy and RAF section.

I also sometimes help out (purely from a sailing point of view) with the local sea cadets, and we regularly have the guiding association spend a couple of afternoons sailing at my club.
__________________
Jimbo is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 31 March 2005, 14:13   #5
Member
 
Country: UK - England
Town: london
Boat name: Frances May
Make: vailant DR450
Length: 4m +
Engine: mercury 50 hp
Join Date: Sep 2003
Posts: 761
Send a message via Yahoo to Daniel TD5
tim

having spent my school life in the ACF at blackheath until 16 years of age
in The Royal Regiment of Fusiliers in the end making the rank of sargent. i seem to have some respect for others
and like to shown some form of compliance to the rules of life
i know its hard
but i can see that all groups do offer a great deal in shaping the minds of young adults in two days world.

i take my hat off to all the unpaid helpers that put time in to training and helping our kids

dan
__________________
GET A RIB GET A LIFE
Daniel TD5 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 31 March 2005, 17:01   #6
Member
 
Country: UK - England
Town: Herne Bay
Boat name: Rotary Rescue
Make: Pacific 22
Length: 6m +
Engine: Mermaid 160
MMSI: 235021725
Join Date: Nov 2003
Posts: 328
Youth

As swifty is aware for my sins I run Herne Bay sea cadets and we are also the East Kent boat station for East Kent units to use so are busy near on all weekends with something,but taking the rough with the smooth, its graet to see them go into the big wide world knowing you have played yours and the staffs part. Being a rags and sticks instructor ialso get afloat sailing, so basically I enjoy most weekends. Great.
Paul
__________________
Paul F is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 31 March 2005, 21:52   #7
Member
 
Country: UK - Wales
Town: Pwllheli
Length: no boat
Join Date: Mar 2005
Posts: 78
I have recently moved to Southampton,

But When In Wales I am with the sea cadets,

Is there anyone here in the sea cadets in Southampton?

If so where is the unit?

And are you looking for any more staff to help out?

Sammo
__________________

__________________
Sammo is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off





Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 20:38.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.