Sail Weekend Information

284 Marconi will be attending will be conducting a mandatory Sail weekend May 27-28, 2017.  This training will take place at the Octagon Pond in Paradise and is a mandatory part of their Sea Cadet Training.

Cadets can be dropped off the Sail Center off McNamara Drive, Paradise (See attached map) Saturday, at 8:00 am.  Cadets are to be picked up from the same location at 5:00 pm.  The same drop off and pick up points for Sunday. Lunch will be provided both days.  Parents may be required to pick cadets up depending on the weather.

Your child should bring appropriate clothing for sailing.

  • Water bottle
  • Warm sweatshirts and warm pants or sweatpants
  • T-shirts
  • Wool socks and extra pairs of sports socks
  • 2 pair of footwear- 1 for land and 1 for sailing (preferably sneakers, have to be closed-toe shoes)
  • Warm outdoor jacket. Rain coat and pants if they have it.
  • No jeans are to be worn sailing
  • Cadets will get wet, a towel and extra clothes should be brought to the site.

Also please ensure your child brings any necessary medication with them (i.e. inhalers).

As always, should you have any questions or require further information please do not hesitate to call your child’s Divisional Officer or the corps cell phone at (709) 727-3068.

Sail Weekend 2017

Remaining Cadet Dates

Below are the remaining dates for cadets for this training year.

May 27-28 Sail Weekend- Octagon Pond, Paradise- Letter and details will be posted

May 30th (7-8 pm) Supply Night for Cadets going to Camp (Knights of Columbus)

June 6th (6-8 pm) Town Clean Up Night – (MQW School)

June 10th (10-4 pm) BBQ/Car Wash (Location TBD)

June 16/17th (8 pm-8 am) Wake a Thon (Knights of Columbus)

July 1- Beaumont Hamel Parade- Times and location to be sent later.

ACR Tomorrow :)

Another additional announcement:

The band is asked to arrive at the school at 8:30 am tomorrow, and the remainder of ships company arrive by 9:00 am.

Thank you and we will see you tomorrow for the big day!

Cadets Tonight and ACR Saturday

Cadets tonight will be at the Knights of Columbus from 6:30-8:30pm in civilian attire. All cadets must bring their boots, cloth, and polish.

As well, these cadets are asked to bring in the following uniform parts:
CPO2 Layden: Cadet Pants (old ones)
MS Layden: White Top
LS Smith: Boots
AB Cox: White Top
LS Carroll: White Top
LS Davis: White Top
AB Drake: Tunic
LS Cross: White Top
LS Pike: White Top
LS Smith: White Top

ACR on Saturday May 13th
Cadets are required to be at the school at 9am on Saturday. All cadets must bring their boots, polish and cloth. Lunch will be provided. Cadets need to be picked up at 2pm and will then go home for a few hours to have supper and change into their uniform. Cadets have to return to the school NLT 5pm in full uniform. Any questions please send us an e-mail.