Skipper

Badge

Skipper

The holder of this badge has been approved to lead sailing trips for The Mountaineers.

DESCRIPTION OF SKILLS

The holder of this badge has demonstrated sound judgment, strong leadership skills, and technical proficiency in:

  • Rig a sloop-rigged sailboat
  • Assist in departing from and arriving at a dock under power
  • Understand basic personal gear requirements and safety practices for sailing under conditions which may be encountered during Mountaineers sails
  • Be able to function as a crew member during a sail
  • Have a basic understanding of charts and navigation aids

WHAT DOES THIS BADGE ALLOW ME TO DO?

  • This badge allows you to lead sailing trips for The Mountaineers

HOW DO I GET THIS BADGE?

To get this badge you must get approval from a branch's sailing committee. Contact the relevant committee person through your branch's roster for application information and requirements.