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Welcome to Ship 777 - The Vagabonds!

Sea Scout Ship 777 is based in The Woodlands, TX. We sail in Lake Conroe, Lake Woodlands, Clear Lake, and Galveston Bay.

Sea Scouting develops character through sailing and maritime traditions.

Fix-our-Shed Hurricane Prep Tuesday / Sail Sunfish Friday

Posted by ngolmon on Jun 27 2022 - 1:28am

We'll get a breath of cooler air this week so let's tackle repairing our shed this Tuesday.Meet at Budget Boat Barn, Damsite Road off Hwy 105.We'll raise the roof with new supports and patch some holes to keep the water out.Bring a donation to help firefighters protecting two Scout Camps.After lunch, we'll install new dock lines at CYC.Bring a donation for firefighters working hard near two Scout camps.Friday morning, meet at CYC to practice Blindfold Sunfish Rigging for Minto.We'll put the boats in for some sailing afterwards.

CYC Work Day / USCG Eagle

Posted by ngolmon on Jun 27 2022 - 12:52am

The three-masted barque, the USCG Eagle, docks at Pier 21 in Galveston on Friday. It will be open for public tours each afternoon through Sunday. Take your family to see the largest tall ship flying the American flag.Tell us when you’re going on Group Me.CYC’s Work Day is Saturday morning.Come lend a hand and earn service hours.Adults needed, too.

Congratulations Bo'sun Rafe!

Posted by ngolmon on May 30 2022 - 12:12am

Our own Bo'sun Rafe was honored on Saturday as the National Extraordinary Venturer of the Year. Congratulations!This weekend includes Minto practice o

Get Ready for Minto Rendezvous

Posted by ngolmon on May 22 2022 - 11:39pm

Ahoy, Ship 777! In anticipation of Minto Rendezvous, we'll gather this Friday at 1600 for a Canoe Race--blindfolded, of course-- & Ring Buoy Toss at CYC.Minto is an annual gathering of Ships from far and wide, with most unusual competitions.Let's start honing our skills now!Several people are signed up for the Boater Safety Class on June 5th.See Calendar for info.Captain Hill sent an article you will find interesting: What are Longitudes and Latitudes?

Ship Meeting Tuesday

Posted by ngolmon on May 16 2022 - 12:08am

I hope any night owls are checking out the Super Blood Moon eclipse right now.I’m standing in the street with binoculars around my neck as I right this and the moon really does look dark red!Come to the May Ship Meeting this Tuesday at 6:00 to hear tales of the Galveston trip.Bring your SPARS and your calendars—we need to make summer plans.Two people will have their BOR too.Is anyone else ready for theirs?

Sunfish Saturday

Posted by ngolmon on May 9 2022 - 2:24am

After a great Sunfish sail last Friday, we’re heading to Galveston this Saturday for a Sunfish class with expert instructor Mike Mankins. Please see the calendar for details, and watch Group Me, too.Here’s your chance to learn the on-the-water skills for Small-boat Sailing Merit Badge and basic boat handling if you’d like to learn to race.

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