While Coronavirus may have put a temporary stop to our youth work sailing calendar, our volunteers never stop flying the flag for OYT Scotland. So, in a bid to showcase what being a volunteer for OYT Scotland means to them, we will put the spotlight on a different volunteer each day. We hope you enjoy meeting our hugely valued volunteers!
Name: Polly Ferrari
🔹 Q: How long have you been a volunteer with OYTS and what is your role as a volunteer?
A: I’ve been a volunteer for just over a year and I sail as a Bosun
🔸 Q: What and with whom was your first sailing experience and what made you come back for more?
A: I started sailing on sailing dinghies and I came back for more because I loved being out on the water!
⛵ Q: Proudest or most memorable sailing moment?
A: My most memorable sailing moment was being on the 2019 Young Leaders Development Programme voyage to Ireland.
🌊Q: What is your favourite part of being a volunteer with OYT Scotland?
A: My favourite part of volunteering with OYT Scotland is the youthwork, but also being able to sail such lovely boats!
⛵ Q: If you were to be a boat, what kind of boat would it be and why?
A: I’d probably be some kind of sailing dinghy as those are the boats I learnt to sail on.
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