Seascout-Net Mail Archive for October of 1998: Re: New member
Re: New member
Wed Oct 21 15:14:06 1998
Lodewijk Olthof wrote:
> My name is Lodewijk Olthof and I'm with a Sea Scouting group form The
> Hague, The Netherlands. I'm 28 years old.
> My group is called "Haagsche Waterscouts - Baron van Pallandtgroep".
> I'm a leader with the Scouts from 12 to 17 years old.
> We sail on a lake called "de Kaag" near Leiden. We have there 5
> Lelyvletten (the sailing ship every scout in The Netherlands use). It is
> on a small Eiland that belongs to scouting in Holland.
> We also have a motorship.
> Hope to enjoy staing here!
--------------> Good to hear from you, Lodewijk. The Dutch have a
fantastic maritime heritage, of which I'm sure you're proud. Welcome!
Isn't Leiden (Leyden) the city where the Leyden Jar, the forerunner of
the electronic capicitor was invented?
+ Russ Downs +
Raleigh, NC, USA