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Open House at the South Bay Yacht Club



Chartered by the
South Bay Yacht Club
1491 Hope St, San Jose, California, U.S.A.

37
.4270502° N
121
.9812207° W


Sea Scout Promise
As a Sea Scout, I promise to do my best
* To know the location and proper use of life saving devices on every boat I board
* To guard against water accidents
* To be prepared to render aid to those in need
* To seek to preserve the motto of the sea: Women and Children First


EVENT - Friday Feb 03 thru Sunday 05, 2017

W
ith the S.S.S. Northland out of Richmond, California


Leader: Sea Scout Ship 300 Skipper - Mark Anderson ss300ma@gmail.com


Ahhhhh, out to sea we go.  Well, out to the Bay, anyway....


Grub below....
(Just don't let anybody hear you say,
"It's the Skipper's mess, so let HI clean it up!"  :-)


One parting shot before getting underway.


EVEYBOY gets to steer the boat. 


Wow, RAINBOWS!  What a treat!


A little under-way callesthetics?


Full Steam Ahead!


More controls than an X-Box!


A little Salty Air Cures Everything!


Teamwork teamwork teamwork!


No kidding, EVERYBODY got to steer the boat.
Including Lucas!!!


The captain doesn't look at all concerned withLucas at the tiller.
OK, Dad, I drove the 120 ton boat,
 so when you gonna fork over the keys to the Porsche?


Hey, the grub was pretty good!


Navigation lessons for everybody. 
Just the way it was done before GPS!


Blue Skies, and Old Glory flying....


A visit to the SS Red Oak Victory was all part of the weekend!


Whoaaaaa, don't drop that shell!!!!



Wow, the Red Oak up close and personal!


OK, back to learning. 
Here the crew is practicing compass points.



Wow, those skyscrapers are getting mighty close!
Who's at the tiller?


Close approach ....


Lots of knots to learn while on board


Alert On Deck!


Passing the famous rotating train bridge in the South Bay.


Wow, that's some engine room!

 
Awesome trip, tremendous crew, THANK YOU, S.S.S. Northland! 
We hope to return the favor and have you down to Alviso some day!

  Special thanks to the SSS Northland, Richmond, California, and everybody who pitched in to make this such an amazing weekend!


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