Charity Comedy – April Fool’s Night

OYT Scotland are proud to present their first comedy night on Wednesday 1st April. The venue is the Mansion House on Glassford Street, with doors opening at 7pm. Line-up for the night: Compere: Rob Kane Anna Devitt – star of Britain’s Got Talent Phil Differ – comedy writer of the acclaimed ‘Only an Excuse’ Gary […]


Spartan Sprint – 21st September 2014

A brave group from OYT Scotland exchanged their sailing boots for running shoes to raise money at the Reebok Spartan Sprint at Winton House, Edinburgh on Sunday 21st September. Calling themselves “Jolly Rogers”, the team ran the course which encompassed 5k running, and was interspersed with 15 obstacles, including a river run, carrying Atlas balls and finishing […]


Ula’s YLDP adventure

Ula Kornaszewska took part in this year’s Young Leader Development Programme. Read all about her adventure below… Following a school trip with the Ocean Youth Trust Scotland in September 2013, I was fortunate enough to be offered a place on the Youth Leaders Development Programme 2014. The thought of getting involved more with the Trust and […]


Vicky took on the world, and succeeded!

Vicky Ellis, one of OYT Scotland’s skippers, has recently completed her circumnavigation of the globe with Clipper Ventures as the third-ever female skipper in the race. Following in the steps of our CEO, Nick, and countless OYT/C skippers before her, Vicky had the time of her life. Vicky is pictured below with her Switzerland crew, […]


Alba Explorer’s Blog – Norway Adventure with YLDP 2014

Our first night aboard Alba Explorer in the Arctic Circle was a memorable one. The crew were very tired from a sleepless night at Oslo airport the night before so we decided to stay in harbour at Bodø and get an early night. A few brave souls went out for an after dinner stroll to […]


Jack stays ahead of the fleet

OYT Scotland cadet Alex Jack is today swapping his deck shoes for his running shoes when he takes part in the 2014 Queen’s Baton Relay to commemorate the XX Commonwealth Games to be held in Glasgow at the end of the month. He was nominated to represent Inverclyde due to his volunteering commitments with the […]


OYT Scotland receives Scottish Government Support

Ocean Youth Trust Scotland is proud to announce a three-year partnership with the Scottish Government through the CashBack for Communities programme. The Scottish Government is donating £375,000 over three years to allow 576 young people to experience an adventure under sail with Ocean Youth Trust Scotland’s New Horizons programme. Yesterday the Cabinet Secretary for Justice, […]


Welcome back, Venturer!

Ocean Youth Trust Scotland is proud to announce that 2015 will see the return of its flagship vessel, Alba Venturer. A generous donation from patrons, Barbara and Curly Mills, has kick started our fundraising efforts to refit Alba Venturer and bring her back into service in 2015. Alba Venturer was launched in 1999 and has […]

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