The Quarterdeck - 3rd Quarter 2017

The 3rd Quarter Edition of this year's Quarterdeck is now available for your reading pleasure here: We love sharing all our adventures with you and hope to receive more input from group members. Enjoy! Feedback is welcome!

Annual Fishing Day 2017

1st Muizenberg Sea Scout Group hosted its very first Fishing Competition on Sunday 5 November. Fishing enthusiasts and newbies alike enjoyed themselves, with many an interesting item caught and fishing interest badges earned. Much appreciation to the Zandvlei Nature Reserve for supporting our event as we respectfully kept it a catch and release only activity. We had a fantastic turnout and despite the only living vlei residents being caught were green monsters (aka seaweed/bottom dwelling sea slime), much fun was had by all. The predictable gale force winds entwined lines and seemed to chase all the fish away (bar the one and only fish caught was by hand but this poor creature didn’t qualify

1st Muizenberg at MAC 24 - 2017

Ah… MAC 24, one of the most tiring competitions of the year! But still probably the most fun a Scout could have, and this year was no different. We all arrived at Rietvlei ready to go, and after a few mishaps, had a perfectly rigged boat and the tents set up (which may or may not have been packed with the wrong tent poles). We had a glorious start to the competition, filled with good old Disney songs that were sung at the top of our lungs to keep our spirits up. We even made a few parodies that were definitely worthy enough to be on the radio. As the sun was beginning to go down, so were our body temperatures out on the boat. It was probably colder than my mom’s freezer out there! Gabby did

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