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Coxswain (Baden Powell Service Association Troop)

  • 1

    Identify not less than 6 types of boats, and name the various parts of a boat by actual demonstration

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  • 2

    Take charge of a boat’s crew and demonstrate:

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    • a

      Bring the boat alongside a dock or another vessel correctly

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    • b

      Anchor correctly

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    • c

      Maintain boat discipline.

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  • 3

    Know the elementary rules of the road at sea for both steamships and sailing ships, together with any local rules for small boats

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  • 4

    Use properly the following:

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    • a

      Clove Hitch

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    • b

      Rolling Hitch

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    • c

      Anchor or Fisherman’s Bend.

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  • 5

    Know the correct gear that should be properly carried in a small boat

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  • 6

    Form part of a boats crew for an expedition of not less than 24 hours’ duration, to include a night spent in camp

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