Odysseus 14 Hellos

Odysseus 14 Hellos

New team, new winds! A big welcome to the Odysseus 14 team. We would like for you to get the chance to get to know us a little better.    Thaïsa Van Speybroek (Chair) – Belgium Hello! I’m Thaïsa (aka Seal) and I’m very happy to be a second-rounder at the Odysseus team. For people …

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Bethlehem Light of Peace, passed along by the sails of Zawisza Czarny

Bethlehem Light of Peace, passed along by the sails of Zawisza Czarny

Hey! This year, at Eurosea 14, I had the opportunity to make a short presentation about how Polish scouts sail in the winter on s/y Zawisza Czarny in the Baltic Sea. How we share the Bethlehem Light of Peace, its symbolism and what it means to us. Many people have asked about this presentation, therefore …

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Fun Nautical Facts: the Origins of Words

Fun Nautical Facts: the Origins of Words

Eurosea is the perfect place to meet new people and have some interesting talks! Many conversations cover the similarities and differences in Sea Scouting in the countries of participants involved in the conversation. Other conversations may be on innovative and inspiring Sea Scouting activities that have happened or yet have to happen. But every once …

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Esprit Scout – Scouting Spirit on an off shore race boat

Esprit Scout – Scouting Spirit on an off shore race boat

This is the story of three guys who were sea scouts wanted to buy an off shore racing boat. And so they did. They were passionate about the idea of participating off shore races. Together they bought a Class 40 and since they have participated is numerous big races. Just to mention, they’ve already crossed …

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Odysseus 13 Goodbyes

Odysseus 13 Goodbyes

As tradition goes, during the Eurosea event the Odysseus team is elected. During the 13th Eurosea edition in Poland the last Odysseus team was elected. It was an interesting mix of people who were excited to join forces to organise the 14th Eurosea in Barcelona and share ideas along the way. Because of all different …

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Socal Impact Workshop

Socal Impact Workshop

As Sea Scouts we all have a clear definition in our minds when we talk about ‘sailing’. But ‘Social Impact’ is a less clear subject and everybody might have a different definition of what it means.  Tomas had us write our own idea of what Social Impact actually means. One idea talked about “political actions …

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Ice Sailing on the Baltic Sea – an exciting activity for brave sea scouts

Ice Sailing on the Baltic Sea – an exciting activity for brave sea scouts

Text by Jan-Erik Engren, Pictures and video by Mikael De Meulder ”It’s the most fun one can have, it’s something that should be on everyone’s bucket list!” That’s how ice sailing was described to me just seconds before I first jumped into a DN iceboat. Moments after that remark I was gliding into a darkening …

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