Sea Scout Ship Konocti Phoenix is a Boy Scouts of America Venturing Program for young men and women ages 13 (who have completed the 8th grade) to 21. The ship is located in Kelseyville, CA, about two hours north of the San Francisco Bay Area.
Sea Scouts learn and practice
• Watercraft Safety
• Boat Handling and Ship Operations
• Boat Maintenance and Repair
• Marine Communications
• First Aid and Vessel Assistance
• Marlinespike Seamanship (knots, splices)
• Seafaring Traditions
… in order to develop
• Competence and confidence at sea and on any body of water
• Conservation ethic
• Service orientation
• Personal fitness
Ship 711 meets weekly in the summer at Braitos Marina in Kelseyville to work on skill development in seamanship (ship- and small boat handling, maintenance, safety, dealing with emergencies, etc.). In the winter, we meet at the American Legion Hall in Kelseyville and prepare for the annual Ancient Mariner Regatta, where Sea Scout Ship crews compete on various seamanship skills.