How to earn your badge
If you hold The Scout Association’s Personal or Leadership Activity Permit for Power Boating or Personal Watercraft (Jet Ski), a Leadership Permit for Narrow Boating or Motor Cruising or the RYA Level 2 Powerboat Award, you automatically gain this badge.
You can complete the steps using a powerboat, narrow boat, motor cruiser or on a personal watercraft.
If not, here’s what you need to do.1. Choose and identify the boat you will use.
Complete the following steps under proper supervision:6. Locate the engine and know how to start and stop it safely.
! Young people must be appropriately supervised by an activity permit holder or a qualified external instructor. You must follow the activity rules in the Policy and Organisation Rules. Find out more at www.scouts.org.uk/a-z