BSA Florida Sea Base Council Contingent

We are still looking for more adult leaders for our 2023 Council Contingent. If you are interested, please read the information on this page and contact us to be placed on the interested list.

Key Dates

  • March 1: 7 pm: Zoom Meet and Greet
  • March 25: Service Center: Welcome to Sea Base/Basics
    • Learn to sail (Introduction to Sailing ) and an overview of how to live on a sailboat for a week
  • April 8: Apollo Beach – Sailing: A Day of hands-on sailing,
  • May 13: Service Center or Camp Soule: Ready, set, let’s get ready for our trip!

For more information, contact:

Sea Base Ambassadors – Scott Dutton and Tom McMullen

Council High Adventure Committee Chair – Greg Papandrew (727) 480-7045

Council High Adventure Staff Adviser – Matthew Hall (813) 557-3866

Join us for our 2023 Contingent to the Florida Sea Base.

We will take two crews of 8 (16 total) on the Coral Reef Sailing Adventure from May 27th to June 3, 2023. 

Location: Islamorada, FL | Crew Size: 6-8 | Length of Adventure: 7 days, 6 nights 

Your home for a week will be aboard a sailing vessel over 40 feet long. During the adventure, you will be sailing the Florida Keys and have the chance to snorkel some of the most beautiful reefs in the Keys and part of the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary.

You will also have the opportunity to study astronomy, navigation, fish identification, and coral reef ecology. So join us for the Coral Reef Sailing Adventure, sharpen your navigational skills, and enjoy snorkeling and fishing all in one package. Crew size 6-8. This is a 6-day, 7-night adventure.

Check out what Sea Base has to say about this adventure:

Have questions or feedback about this page? Last updated March 13, 2023

Please contact the page author with your feedback:

Matthew Hall

Program Director