Merit Badges Afloat

Fall 2023

What is Merit Badges Afloat (MBA)?

Ship 1942’s Merit Badges Afloat (MBA) weekend is an opportunity for Scouts BSA scouts to earn three merit badges (Small-Boat Sailing, Weather, and Oceanography), be introduced to Sea Scouts, and learn more about the activities of Sea Scout Ship 1942.

When is MBA happening?

Saturday, September 9, 2023; 8:00am to 6:00pm

Sunday, September 10 , 2023; 8:00am to 6:00pm

Where is MBA being held?

Washington Sailing Marina

1 Marina Drive, Alexandria, VA 22314

Off of the GW Parkway, just South of Ronald Reagan National Airport

How much will MBA cost?

$100 per Scout

Ship 1942 will provide lunch and snacks for both days

How do I register for MBA?

Click Here to Register

Please see the Boarding Manual & Flyer for more information

Boarding Manual & Flyer

SHIP 1942 MBA -- Boarding Manual -- General v2.1.pdf
Ship 1942 Spring 2023 MBA Flyer (FINAL)