EXPLORERS TO MAKE FINAL REQUEST2021 VOYAGE
PRESS RELEASE – EXPLORERS TO MAKE FINAL REQUEST2021 VOYAGE
The following Explorer Scouts have now been selected to sail on the REQUEST2021 Final Voyage on a tall ship from Plymouth to Portsmouth on 16th – 18th September 2022.
Exactly 100 years after Scout Marr returned upon Shackleton’s Quest on its year long voyage to Antarctica and back.
The Explorers will be holding the Shackleton Scouts’ Own ceremony next to the recently installed plaque to the 1921 Shackleton-Rowett expedition on the Friday at 6pm at Millbay Docks. They will then set sail from Plymouth.
On the voyage, the they will learn how to sail or improve their existing sailing skills and seamanship, including navigation and the use of all the equipment on board the boat.
They plan to arrive at Portsmouth’s Gunwharf Quays around 4pm on Sunday 18th September to hold the very last Shackleton Scouts’ Own and officially mark end the REQUEST2021 project.
Silas Maxwell [Medway Towns]
Edward Wisbey [Dover]
Jacob Websdale [Thanet]
Jack Smith [Dartford]
Amy Schipper [Royal Tunbridge Wells]
Alex Tremain [Dartford]
Rose Darnley [Devon Scouts, representing Plymouth]
Oli Cowell [Hampshire Scouts, representing Portsmouth]
Wish them all luck! It promises to be a memorable experience.
They will be joined by four Kent Scouts Leaders plus the permanent Island Trust crew of the Johanna Lucretia.
FOR MORE INFO CONTACT REQUEST2021 PROJECT LEADER ALAN NOAKE ON 07525 633435 OR ALAN.NOAKE@KENTSCOUTS.ORG.UK