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Scottish Borders are “On Course” with CashBack for Communities Funding

The first voyage of project funding from Scottish Government’s programme “CashBack for Communities” took place last week as eight young people from Scottish Borders set sail on April 17th. The group spent five days exploring the waters of the Upper Clyde, departing and returning into James Watt Dock in Greenock. The young people, who come from the Connect Berwickshire Youth […]

Get on Board This Season… A Chance to Own Your Own Yacht!

Ocean Youth Trust Scotland has been donated a Sadler 34 named Whisper II and we are proud to present it for sale. A sleek, fast yet extremely stable family yacht owned by the donor since 1990 and cruised extensively around Scotland.… Sadler 34 1986 Built by Sadler Yachts, Poole, Dorset GRP double hull construction with […]

Volunteers…Stand Down!

Weekend Refit (25th and 26th Feb) Cancelled. Storm Doris’ little brother Ewan is on his way, so we’re battening down the hatches at refit this weekend. Therefore all work on Saturday and Sunday at Fairlie has now been cancelled.  Thank you to those who offered to come along. Stay safe everyone!

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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 […]

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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 […]

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