1st Datchet (Ditton Park) Sea Scouts



Sea Scout Leaders


Assistant Scout Leader (Water Activities Coordinator)


My Name is Martin and I have been associated with 1st Datchet for 40 years since I joined Cubs in 1973. In the Sea Scouts I was an A.P.L. and P.L. and took part in local, national and international camps. I also participated in the National Sea Scout Regattas at Longridge in which we won some trophies.

As a Leader I have been a Cub Leader, Scout Leader, District Scout Leader, I was Group Scout Leader until recently and now Iím an Assistant Scout Leader with the Sea Scout Troop.

In addition to the above, I lead the Groups water activities. Iím qualified as a BCU level 2 coach (kayak/canoe). RYA powerboat level 2, Scout Association pulling instructor and have recently become a British Rowing Coach.



Assistant Scout Leader (Quartermaster)


My Name is Melvin and I have been associated with 1st Datchet for 18 years since my son started Sea Scouts.

I am assistant scout leader and in 2014 I achieved my Level 2 power boating qualification. In my spare time I enjoy watching football and spending time in my villa in America.



Assistant Scout Leader (Group Treasurer)


My name is Sivashankar and I have been with 1st Datchet since 2004. I have been an Assistant Scout Leader since 2010.

My time at 1st Datchet so far has been great and they have become my second family.

I am still a student at University and during the summer I love to Kayak and Canoe.



Assistant Scout Leader


My name is Hannah and I joined 1st Datchet in 2011. I am also a Guide Leader in Wokingham. My favourite part of Scouts and Guides is camping and in 2011, I enjoyed my first international camp to Belgium.

In my spare time I enjoy swimming and have enjoyed the kayaking and canoeing we do through Scouts. I also enjoy travelling and have visited many countries.



Assistant Scout Leader (Group Administrator)


My name is Steve I joined 1st Datchet in 2012. Although new to the group I am not new to scouting having been a Beaver, Cub, Scout and young leader at another group. I came back to Scouting to help young people get the same great experience that I did.

For a living I work as an IT manager and when I'm not doing that I enjoy travelling and spending time kayaking and doing other water sports.