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AGM 2017

01 Aug 2017

Congratulations Paul Dickson APM, Greg Warnes and Jan Turbil for your reselection to the Branch Executive Committee. Welcome Andrew McCauley and Josh Smart. Sincere thanks to Chris Waples and Jessica Tsakiris for their outstanding contribution to the BEC

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Scouts SA 2017 Annual Report

31 Jul 2017

Read the Scouts SA 2017 Annual Report online today - another successful year of Scouting in South Australia!

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Congratulations David Bryant and Harry Long - Awarded Life Membership.

30 Jul 2017

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Your Ideas for 2017!

28 Apr 2016

The Scout Program is Youth Led, Adult Supported. We're after your ideas for 2017!

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Canoeing

Zones for Canoe activities                 (Printable Fact Sheet)

Notes:

1)   In the context of this document canoe means kayaks, sit-ons or canoes.

2)   These zones become effective 10/11/14 and replace previously published designated zones for Scout canoeing activities.

3)   The charge holder must take into consideration the type of craft being used, the skill level of the participants, the current and predicted weather conditions and act in accordance with state maritime regulations and Scout SA Safety Standards and Procedures before carrying out any canoeing activity.

4)   All Scout canoeing activities are restricted to the following mentioned zones subject to limitations that may be imposed, from time to time, by the Branch Commissioner canoeing or their delegate.  Restrictions set by the Branch Commissioner shall take precedent over restrictions imposed by any other Leader.

 

Zone A: METROPOLITAN WATERS

·      Port Gawler southward to Moana Beach (canoes are restricted to south boundary of Seacliff) within 100 metres of the low water mark.

 

·      Port Adelaide River but not seaward of the Outer Harbor Signal Station.

 

·      Inland waters within 150 kms of Adelaide, excluding the River Murray and Lake Alexandria, Lake Albert and the Coorong.

 

Zone B: MURRAY RIVER1

 

·      Murray River system from the S.A. border to the Wellington Ferry, including Lake Bonney (Riverland).

 

·      Murray River from Beacon 22 upstream to beacon 69.

 

·      From Beacon 69, within 100 metres of Hindmarsh Island and Long Island to Boundary Creek and no further east than Beacon 79

 

·      From the northern entrance of Holmes Creek and Boundary Creek to their respective Barrages. 

1Check date of your Map Beacon numbers changed

Ref  Notice to Mariners No. 42 of 2009

Zone C: LAKES ALEXANDRINA AND ALBERT

·      From the Wellington Ferry south to Zone B and Zone D. Each canoe activity in this area must be approved by the BC Canoeing.

 

Zone D: COORONG CHANNEL

·      From Coorong Beacon 9 easterly within the bounds of Younghusband Peninsular and the barrages.


 

Zone E: SOUTH EAST

·      All inland waters within a 100km radius of Mt Gambier plus the Glenelg River from Dartmoor to the boat ramp at Nelson.  (Note permission is required from the Victorian Branch as most of the Glenelg River is in Victoria).

 

Exclusions    

(a) Within 100 metres of all weirs

(b) Lake Bonney (South East)

(c) Lake George  

(d) All runaway holes.

 

Zone F: PORT LINCOLN

·      An area bounded by a line drawn from North Shields to Boston Island and from   Boston Island to Cape Donnington.  

 

·      Coffin Bay within the boundaries of The Brothers.

 

Zone G: PORT PIRIE AREA

·      From Port Broughton to Whyalla within 100 metres of the shore.

 

·      From Port Germain to Mangrove Point including the waters of the Port Pirie Estuary to a distance of not more than 100 metres offshore subject to favourable weather conditions.

 

·      North from Yatala Harbor to the Port Augusta Bridge, including the whole of Port Paterson and the whole of Yatala Harbor subject to favourable weather conditions. (Advice relative to safe waters can be obtained from the Branch Commissioner - Canoeing).

 

Zone H: ROBE AREA

Coastal waters within 50 km radius of Robe within 100 metres of the shore.

 

Zone I: WHYALLA

·      (Advice relative to safe waters can be obtained from the Branch Commissioner - Canoeing).

 

Zone J: VICTOR HARBOR AREA

·      Encounter Bay within a line drawn from The Bluff to Pullen Island, within 100 metres of the low water mark.

 

·      Rapid Bay within 100 metres of the low water mark (all canoeing activities must cease in the presence of an off shore breeze)


 

Zone K: YORKE PENINSULA

Subject to suitable on shore weather conditions the whole of the Yorke Peninsula coastline to within 100 metres off shore with the following exclusions where boating is totally prohibited.

               

1 Mangrove Point to Price

 6 Formby Bay to Gleesons Landing.

2 Wool Bay to Giles Point

 7 The West Side of Wardang Island.

3 Sultana Point to Point Gilbert.

 8 Reef Point.

4 Point Yorke to Marion Bay

 9 From Point Riley to Port Broughton.

5 Penguin Point to Gym Beach

 

 


            Zone L: KANGAROO ISLAND

      Inland waters only.

 

Zone Z: FOR CHARGE CERTIFICATE INSTRUCTORS and ASSESSORS

  For the purpose of instructing and examining Charge Certificates in all zones.

 

 

 

 

POWER BOATS USED AS SAFETY VESELS.

 

A:   Must be a minimum 4.5 metres in length as to be able to take on board all crew of vessel being protected or recued as well as own crew in conditions as bad as the protected vessel would operate.

 

B:   Equipped as per South Australian marine regulatory authority for unprotected waters.

 

C:   Equipped with the following extra equipment:

1. Towing Bridle

4. Binoculars

7. Facility for Hot Drinks

2. 2-Way Radio

5. Spare suitable PFDs

 

3. First Aid Kit

6. Blankets

 

D:   All crew in safety powerboats must wear approved PFD’s at all times.