Sailing Pioneer CK18

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Sailing Weekend onboard Pioneer CK18 out of Brightlingsea. 10 scouts and explorers + 2 leaders experience sailing and dredging for Oysters in the Colne and Blackwater estuaries over a two day trip. Note: mixed gender and mixed scout /leader accommodation for 12 in large open cabin. Well equipped galley. Leaders cook for scouts and crew (of 3).


All sailing resources provided by Pioneer Sailing Trust, Brightlingsea.


Arrive Friday Evening, embark via motor launch, lights out 10 pm, early start from dependent on tide, Saturday sail out of Colne into North Sea, back into Blackwater, drop anchor Osea Island, Sunday, litter picking Osea Island, Oyster dredging, visit Sand banks dependent on tide, return Brightlingsea 4 pm.


  • knots and lashings
  • Litter Pick
  • Nights away
  • safety talk water activities
  • Sailing

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