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CORAL Project receives Big Lottery Funding

The Big Lottery Fund has announced today that £147,310 funding is being awarded to Ocean Youth Trust Scotland to provide adventure under sail for young people. The grant will be used to fund the CORAL project, a three-year national project to provide a much needed week of respite for 270 young carers in Scotland. A total of […]


On Course with CashBack – Phase 4 Funding for OYT Scotland

Ocean Youth Trust Scotland (OYT Scotland) is pleased to be selected as one of the 17 groups to be awarded funding to help some of Scotland’s most disadvantaged young people. “On Course with CashBack” will provide exemplary youth work to help raise the attainment, aspirations and ambition of disadvantaged young people across Scotland. Justice Secretary Michael Matheson made the […]

Beacon night

Notice of Calling the 16th AGM on Saturday 5th November 2016

OCEAN YOUTH TRUST SCOTLAND Incorporated 8th November 1999 Notice is hereby given to the Members of the Trust, that the 16th Annual General Meeting will be held in the Lindsay Wood Room at the Beacon Arts Centre, Custom House Quay, Greenock, PA15 1HJ, at 1130am on the 5th November, 2016. By order of the Board […]


Ocean Youth Trust Scotland’s Cumbrae Caper Challenge: Clydesdale Bank and KPMG

Teams from Clydesdale Bank and KPMG took part in a weekend challenge to raise funds for Ocean Youth Trust Scotland (OYT Scotland), raising over £12,000. The Cumbrae Caper Challenge took place on board the Trust’s two sailing boats, Alba Venturer and Alba Explorer, and consisted of a sailing race, quiz and dingy race. The teams […]


South Lanarkshire Hits the High Seas

“This experience was out of this world” was how one member of last week’s crew described their time on board with Ocean Youth Trust Scotland. Ten young people from Stonelaw High School in South Lanarkshire departed from James Watt Dock Marina in Greenock on the 12th September. The group was at sea for five days, covering […]


East Renfrewshire Sets Sail

Alba Explorer welcomed young people from the East Renfrewshire area on board last week as part of the Ocean Youth Trust Scotland (OYT Scotland) “CashBack for Communities” programme. Departing and returning into Greenock, the group set sail on 12th September for five days, sailing 140 nautical miles. Their first port of call was Campbeltown, with […]


Inverclyde CashBack Takes to the Water

Last week nine young people from the Inverclyde area took part in an Ocean Youth Trust Scotland (OYT Scotland) voyage. This trip was partially funded with money from the governmental programme “CashBack for Communities”, and from Inverclyde Council’s Community Learning & Development fund. Departing and returning into Greenock, the group set sail on 5th September […]

Arran Sportive Logo and event series

Arran Sportive Success!

Last week, Arran played host to its first ever Sportive, organised by and in aid of Ocean Youth Trust Scotland. Over 200 cyclists took part, most following a route right around the island on the coast road, with the shorter route circling just the northern half. The fastest cyclist, John Hung, completed the full island circuit […]

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