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Cub Scouts Achievement Badges

Sailing


Level 1


Under the supervision of a suitably qualified person:

1. Explain the basic safety rules for sailing.

2. Swim 50 metres.

3. Demonstrate how to fit and wear a personal flotation device (PFD).

4. Name the parts of a sail boat.

5. Explain how to rig and de-rig a sail boat.

6. Assist in rigging a sail boat, sail a short course and show that you can safely control the sail boat.





Level 2


Under the supervision of a suitably qualified person:

1. List or state the rules for water safety and safe sailing.

2. Swim 50 metres in shorts, shirt and shoes and then tread water for five minutes.

3. Demonstrate how to fit and wear an approved personal flotation device (PFD). Show the correct way to swim/float whilst wearing a PFD. Using a Personal Flotation Device (PFD) demonstrate in Heat Exposure Lessening Posture (HELP) for two minutes.

4. Name the parts of a sail boat and explain their function.

5. Show how to rig and de-rig a sail boat.

6. Name three types of sailboats and explain their function.

7. Explain the basic rules of sailing.

8. Explain how to find information relating to the expected weather and water conditions in the area wher you go sailing. Describe the effect of adverse weather conditions on sailing.

9. Explain what the effect of wind direction and speed has on sailing.

10. Demonstrate how to sail a triangular course using tacking, jibing, reaching and running square.

11. Have the regular use of a sail boat, and keep a record of the times and conditions that you sailed in over a 6 month period.





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Sailing Level 1

Sailing Level 2