Training, Permits and Badges


First Aid Training? Equipment or an AED?

FirstAidEasy Ltd is a partner and supporter of Driftwood Days

If you need advice, HSE accredited training, Scout First Response Training or an AED for your HQ - contact who will be happy to help.


For Further RYA training in Powerboat, PWC and Sailing

Oystercoast Watersports

OCW is a supporter of Scouting and has a fantastic base in Whitstable on the North Coast of Kent.

Offering a full range of RYA courses, Scout Fundays, Water Activities and experiences.

Leader Training and permit assessments for various boating activities is available.

In a partnership with 2nd Whitstable Sea Scouts they have a fantastic base on the beach and a wealth of experience, knowledge and equipment.


Black Pig Fenders

Fenders, Ropes and Skills for Scouts

Boatmen Since 1770

Traditional High Quality Ropes & Fenders - made by skilled and highly experienced craftsmen - for narrowboats, canal boats, wide beam boats, barges, yachts, cruisers and all other waterways craft.

At Black Pig Fenders we only use the highest quality materials and traditional methods to produce the very best fenders and ropes you can find. If you need information and advice, then talk to us. If you have a bespoke requirement to ensure the safety and protection of your craft, talk to us.

Bow & Stern fenders are of a solid heavy weight construction using 30mm rot proofed natural fibre rope for the cores, 7mm hd galvanized short link chain and a hitched covering of either sisal, manila, black staple spun polypropylene or black yarn construction polypropylene rope. Quality materials ensure durability and longevity.

If you are local to Black Pig Fenders they may visit your Scouts for a demo and activities.


Wakefield Scouts Narrowboat

Wakefield Scouts Narrow Boat

Wakefield Scouts Narrow Boat