Disadvantaged young people supported thanks to Scottish Children’s Lottery

Greenock youth work charity, Ocean Youth Trust Scotland, has been awarded a £19,000 grant from the Scottish Children’s Lottery. Ocean Youth Trust Scotland supports young people from disadvantaged backgrounds by providing exciting, inspiring and challenging sailing voyages to boost confidence, nurture life and social skills and encourage teamwork. Supporting more than 700 young people each […]

Shaun says happy birthday to OYT Scotland

Fourteen year old Shaun attributes his confidence to the experiences he had sailing with OYT Scotland. To give something back on our 20th anniversary year, Shaun has taken on the challenge to complete 20 gruelling races – whether it be running, cycling, swimming, or all three, all to raise money for the Trust. His effort […]

A visit to Alba Explorer

Our Patrons Curly and Barbara popped down to Fairlie for a visit last week and met the team at Alba Explorer – and they agreed that she is looking absolutely fantastic! We can’t wait to welcome our first young people on board in just a few short weeks.

Annual Training Seminar 2019

Annual Training Seminar 201916th & 17th February 2019 Venue: Stirling Court Hotel, University of Stirling, Airthrey Road, Stirling, FK9 4LA (01786 451666) This year our seminar will return to the excellent facilities of the Stirling Court Hotel. This is your chance to prepare for the season ahead, gain or renew qualifications (including RYA, our own […]

Venturer’s engine gets an overhaul

After lots of work, Alba Venturer’s engine looks good as new and is ready to be refitted very soon ? ⛵️ Check out some photos of the progress below ⬇️

20th Anniversary Seminar

Calling all friends and supporters, old and new! To celebrate OYT Scotland’s 20th anniversary we invite you to join us at our Seminar dinner where you can reconnect with familiar faces, find out our plans for the year ahead and join us in marking this very special birthday year. Please come along! Saturday 16th FebruaryStirling […]

Thanks to Turner Access!

Thanks to the generous support of Turner Access, a colossal structure of scaffolding has been erected around Alba Explorer in the shed at Fairlie to allow the team to get going with the long list of important jobs! They have started by filling and sanding the hull before painting, removing the treadmaster, stanchions, jib and […]

Final Cashback voyages of 2018

This years’ On Course with CashBack programme has came to an end with the final three voyages taking place in August, September and October. We’re looking forward to welcoming 12 new groups in 2019 which is the final year of our CashBack funding. Police Scotland 7 young people from Police Scotland Youth Volunteering set off […]

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Ocean Youth Trust Scotland
Victoria House, 5 East Blackhall Street, Greenock, PA15 1HD
Tel: +44 (0) 1475 722 722

Registered Charity, No. SC029531