Units Adopted by Sarasota-Manatee Council 

Coast Guard Station Cortez-Adopted 7 May 2005

Cortez Adoption Certificate

Cortez Sailor of the Quarter Recipients

USCG Cutter Crocodile-Adopted 3 October 2009 

Crocodile replaced by Tarpon when Crocodile went into the yard for maintenance.

Tarpon replaced by USCGC Brant July 2019 when Tarpon went into the yard for maintenance.

Video of adoption at Crow's Nest Restaurant in Venice on Oct 9, 2009

Coast Guard Cutter Crocodile/Tarpon/Brant Sailor of the Quarter Recipients

USCG Cutter Resolute-Adopted 29 January 2016

Video of Resolute Adoption

On January 29, 2016 the Cutter Resolute was adopted by Sarasota-Manatee Council aboard the cutter on a beautiful Florida day.  Commander Matt Brown, Commanding Officer of the Resolute accepted for the Coast Guard.  The event was attended by RDML Pat DeQuattro and CMC Bushey from Area HQ in Portsmouth, VA.  The mayor of St. Petersburg issued a proclamation declating it Coast Guard Cutter Resolute Appreciation Day in St. Petersburg.

Units Supported by Sarasota Manatee Council

North Port High School Navy Junior ROTC Program


Venice High School Marine Corps Junior ROTC Program
Unit Web Site

Pinellas Park High School Coast Guard Junior ROTC Program


Venice Middle School Young Marines

Unit Web Site

North Port Imagine School Young Marines


Epiphany Cathedral School Young Marines


Maritime Eagles Division-Sea Cadets

 National Sea Cadet Website´╗┐