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Sea Scouts Ready for Summer Sailing Thanks to Johnny's Marine Service

John Wigle donates time to repair Sea Scouts sailboat in time for summer.

Sea Scout Ship 5801 before repair
Sea Scout Ship 5801 before repair
June 4, 2010 - PRLog -- Johnny’s Marine Service recently celebrated its grand opening by restoring a needy boat for the US Sailing Center of Martin County.  The experience went so well, that owner, John Wigle, decided to seek out other groups that might need his assistance.  He contacted the Sea Scouts in Stuart and found out that their sailboat’s hull was separating. Wigle decided to give a few days to bring this sailboat back for the Scouts.

The Sea Scouts is sometimes called the Boy Scouts of America’s best kept secret. Sea Scouting is a coed outdoor program for young adults 14 - 20 years old and their adult advisors.  Sea Scouting had its beginning at a camp fire in England when Lord Baden-Powell, a founder of the Boy Scouts, voiced the hope that older Scouts would be interested in learning about boat management and seamanship. He stressed the need for young men to prepare themselves for service on their country's ships. The Sea Scouts eventually caught on in America and many of them went on to serve in the US Navy. The Sea Scout ship in Stuart, FL (#5801) is run by Skipper James W. Saunders who can be reached at (772) 692-4441 or find out more about Sea Scouting at http://www.seascout.org/.

Johnny’s Marine Service was recently formed and offers general services which include detailing, waxing, restoring, wiring, installations, etc. and can be done either at his shop or at your home or business.  He is a Gelcoat Specialist and Fiberglass Technician and specializes in both custom jobs and general maintenance and repair.  Maintenance programs are available.  He offers free estimates and enjoys a challenge.  He can solve any problem and do just about anything with fiberglass.  He is not afraid to brainstorm with the client to meet their exact needs. Services are available both on weekends and after hours.  Call 561-339-6174 or 772-341-7470 to leave a message to make an appointment or email johnnysmarine@gmail.com.

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Johnny’s Marine Service is located in Martin County, FL and provides marine maintenance, repair, custom fabrication, rigging, and executive mobile services. Maintenance programs are available. For more information, call 561-339-6174 or 772-341-7470 and leave a message or email johnnysmarine@gmail.com.

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Source:Julie Lambert
Location:Stuart - Florida - United States
Industry:Business, Sports, Non-profit
Tags:Sailing, Boating, Boat Repair, Sea Scouts, Boy Scouts, Sailboats, Donation, Fiberglass
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