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Shaun continues to smash fundraising target

Earlier this year, aspiring triathlete Shaun Wiseman (15) pledged to complete a series of gruelling physical challenges to raise funds to support the Trust. Shaun’s target? 20 challenges for £200. But Shaun wasn’t content with smashing this target – and this month [November] he completed his 41st challenge for the Trust! Completing events including a […]

Ocean’s 20 Gala Ball marks poignant anniversary

On 8 November 2019, The Trust was thrilled to host our 20th anniversary ball at the Glasgow Grosvenor Hilton Hotel, marking 20 years of Ocean Youth Trust Scotland. In that time, we have taken to sea more than 14,000 young people, changing the course of many lives. Hosted by Capital FM’s Garry Spence, the evening […]

AGM – 22nd November 2019

The 19th AGM of Ocean Youth Trust Scotland will take place on Friday 22nd November 2019, at 14.30 in the Beacon Arts Centre, Custom House Quay, Greenock, PA15 1EQ. Lunch will be available from 13.00. Please email sandy@oytscotland.org.uk if you plan on attending so that we can gauge numbers and don’t run short of sandwiches! […]

Success on Arran!

Earlier this month we welcomed over 170 cyclists to Arran for the fourth annual Arran Sportive fundraising event in aid of Ocean Youth Trust Scotland. Cycling clockwise around the island, the riders faced some tough conditions with a strong wind making the final few kilometres challenging. We saw some amazing times with the fastest rider […]

Lewis Haig Named RYA Yachtmaster of the Year 2018

Young Scotsman, Lewis Haig, has been named as the recipient of the RYA Yachtmaster™ of the Year award 2018, for his exceptional demonstration of sailing skills during his RYA Yachtmaster™ certificate of competence exam. 19-year-old, Lewis, from East Kilbride, was presented with the prestigious trophy by Her Royal Highness, The Princess Royal, President of the […]

Charity boss completes the Lakeland Trails challenge and raised more than £1,000

From Greenock Telegraph 12th July 2019 AN ADVENTURE charity boss has tackled a 55k ultramarathon in memory of his dad and to help vulnerable young people who have been in care. Nick Fleming, chief executive of Greenock‘s Ocean Youth Trust Scotland, completed the Lakeland Trails challenge and has raised more than £1,000. Ocean Youth Trust Scotland is […]

Four more groups are On Course with CashBack

From sunshine and BBQ’s on the beach, to windy weather and baking on board, our next lot of On Course with CashBack groups were very busy! Check out the highlights from these voyages below. The next CashBack for Communities funded voyage to take place will be in September when we will welcome young people from […]

SWIMMERS BRAVE THE ELEMENTS IN OPEN WATER CHARITY CHALLENGE

On Saturday [22 June], nine budding fundraisers braved the cold Scottish sea in a gruelling open water swim to raise funds for Ocean Youth Trust Scotland. With a one mile route marked from the shores of Skelmorlie, the swimmers could opt to complete a full mile or a half mile swim, each raising sponsorship to […]

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