Scottish Sports Future’s Adventure at Sea

The fifth voyage of OYT Scotland’s “On Course with CashBack” project has just finished with nine young people from Scottish Sports Future spending five days sailing around the Firth of Clyde. The young people learnt to navigate and steer the 70ft sail training yacht Alba Venturer, hoist and drop sails, tie knots and cook for […]


Largs May Achievers Day Sails

The Largs Academy May Achievers programme has been set up to allow groups of young people, who are not studying for higher SQA exams, gain life skills which will help them in the wider world once having left school. The hugely successful programme gives pupils hands on experiences such as barista training and sailing trips […]

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Office Assistant Wanted

Would you like to work for Ocean Youth Trust Scotland? We are looking for a friendly, confident person that maintains our values of professionalism, courtesy and respect to fill a year funded post of Office Assistant. The job would include answering general enquiries by phone, post and email manning the office telephone providing administration support […]

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Intrepid LGBT explorers set sail!

On 27th March LGBT Youth Scotland’s Allsorts group from Dundee waved off a group of 9 intrepid explorers, set for the west coast and a week of adventure under sail with Ocean Youth Trust Scotland. “I wanted to push my own comfort zone and try something to see if I could do it. I also […]

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Delighted volunteers presented AUSA donation

Last week two of Ocean Youth Trust Scotland’s volunteers, Emma Menzies and John Baddeley, were delighted to be presented with an award of £1800 on behalf of OYTScotland. Aberdeen University’s Student Association Raising and giving (RAG) event is an annual charity week where hundreds of students work together to organise events and collections to raise […]

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“Amazing time” on Fife’s CashBack voyage

A group of eight young people from across Fife, were “happy and proud” of their five day long voyage around the River Clyde with Ocean Youth Trust Scotland which began on the 8th May. They sailed from Greenock to Lamlash Bay in Arran and back again, learning how to crew the yacht Alba Explorer and […]

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Smooth Sailing for Enable Scotland

“So good that you want to go back!” was the exclamation as ENABLE Scotland finished their five day voyage on the beautiful West coast with Ocean Youth Trust Scotland. Eight excited young people set sail on the 8th May as part of the “CashBack for Communities” project, visiting Rhu, Largs and Tarbert before returning the […]

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Young Carers Spring into Action – The CORAL Project

Ocean Youth Trust Scotland welcomed three young carer groups on board in April, with groups coming from Falkirk, East Dunbartonshire and Helensburgh and Lomond. Partially funded by the Big Lottery’s Medium Grants for Improving Lives, the groups are part of the CORAL (Carers On Residential Adventurous Learning) project, focusing on giving young people much needed […]

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