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Yachting is the activity of travelling in a boat powered by the wind through the use of a sail in offshore, tidal waters.

Who is it suitable for?
All sections, however you might want higher supervision ratios for the younger sections.

Additional Information
Dockland Scout Project and Adventures Offshore are two Yachting providers within Scouting.

Badge Links
All Sections Sailing Staged Activity Badge, Time on the Water Staged Activity Badge
Scouts Adventure Challenge

How to run/provide yachting

There are 3 ways of running Yachting in Scouting. These are:

  1. Scout-led activity - running yachting yourself or using someone else in Scouting

  2. Externally-led activity - running yachting using an external provider

  3. Activity for adult groups - running yachting for a group entirely of adults

Useful links

The National Governing Body for yachting is:

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