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BOATSWAIN

Plan and conduct regular officers' meetings.
Give leadership to all ship meetings and activities.
Use effective communication.
Share responsibilities of leading the ship with your officers.
Know the needs and interest of your ship members.
Control the activities and behavior of ship members.
Set an example for ship members.
Represent the ship at the council level when asked to do so.
Participate in council, area and national Sea Scouting events.
Consult with individual ship members who have problems, questions or concerns.
Direct the planning of your ship program.
Work closely with your Skipper.
Appoint ship members to serve as activity committee chairmen.
Recruit new members into the ship.

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