Young crew member raises money for OYT Scotland!

After sailing with us on an individual’s voyage this summer, one young crew member was so inspired by her time on board that she set herself a challenge to fundraise for Ocean Youth Trust Scotland and help other young people enjoy their own adventure under sail. Using her creative talents, Gracie (age 14) set up […]

Pedley Takes on IronMan

Alumni David Pedley is testing himself to the to the limits taking on the IronMan 70.3 in Lanzorate in September- and raising funds for OYT Scotland at the same time. “I foolishly found myself hanging around with too many middle aged midlife crisis types. In a moment of weakness I agreed to take part in […]

OYT Staff and Friends endured the Spartan Race

We are pleased to announce that all 14 OYT Staff and Friends and of the Trust have completed the brutal 8.4k run through mud, up and down the Pentlands Hills, over obstacles, through water and over fire. Much to the team’s surprise (who were already slightly worried about conquering a 5k obstacle run), they found out […]

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 […]

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, […]

Spotlight on People’s Postcode Trust

Our boats have to be in first rate order at the start of each sailing season if we’re to deliver voyages for young people of the highest quality in well fitted boats that meet stringent safety standards. Our unforgettable, life-transforming adventure under sail is only possible with committed support from our funders. Thanks to players of […]

Five Ferries Challenge – Hoorah!

On Saturday 31st May, 26 cyclists took part in the Five Ferries Challenge cycling 52 miles in one day to raise funds for OYT Scotland. Starting in Ardrossan, the cyclists took on the first leg of the challenge in record time, but due to the traffic, missed the Lochranza ferry to Clonaig. Undeterred, they had […]

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