Last week heralded the beginning of the 2016 CashBack voyages, when young people from Midlothian spent the week on Alba Venturer and East Dunbartonshire Young Carers were on Alba Explorer. The weather was kind as each group rose to the challenge of sailing the two boats. They learned to navigate and steer the boat, hoist and drop the sails, tie knots and cook for everyone […]
Last week saw two Cashback New Horizons voyages head out into a foggy Clyde. The groups from Drumchapel and Falkirk sailed nearly 200 miles between them with Drumchapel, on Alba Explorer, stopping off at Holy Loch, Lamlash and Portavadie before returning to Greenock and Falkirk, on Alba Venturer, visiting East Loch Tarbert and Holy Loch before […]
Last week we welcomed groups from either side of the country as part of our Cashback New Horizons project. Alba Venturer was host to a group from Midlothian, and Alba Exporer was home to a group from Oban in Argyll & Bute. Both groups spent five days exploring the waters of the Upper Clyde before […]
Eight participants from the City of Edinburgh were given the opportunity to take part in an Ocean Youth Trust Scotland voyage funded with money from CashBack for Communities. The group set sail on 31st August to spend 5 days exploring the waters of the Upper Clyde, departing and returning into James Watt Dock in Greenock. […]
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