Port Glasgow High School

This week we would have set sail with our friends at Port Glasgow High School. We really value our relationship with Port Glasgow and local young people. Although we are all gutted that this did not go ahead, we will be working to get sailing with them as soon as possible. Here are some shots […]

Iceland Challenge

We may have seemed a little quiet of late, but rest assured we’re still here. And just to remind you all of the exciting and life-changing experiences we can offer, we’ll keep sharing some of our most memorable moments from the last decade. First up, take a look at these pictures, taken on the 2011 […]

Bucksburn Academy

Our youth work voyages aren’t just about sailing – that’s a mere by-product. Our voyages are about teamwork, friendship, adventure, responsibility, nature, courage, personal development and learning new skills. Taking a look back at some of the voyages from 2019, this week we look back at Bucksburn Academy voyage which happened 13th May on Alba Explorer #youthworkonthewaves #youthworkchangeslives


Young Shaun Wiseman has certainly done his bit for OYT Scotland in the last 12 months! Always keen for a new challenge – and in the knowledge that charities are struggling to keep afloat while on lockdown – he decided to cycle 26 miles for the #twopointsixchallenge!! He donated his £26 to Ocean Youth Trust […]

Get to know the OYT Scotland Volunteers! ⛵

In today’s ‘Meet the OYT Scotland Volunteers’ we put the spotlight on another of our relatively new volunteers. We are always looking for keen new members to join the OYT Scotland family – and we guarantee the experience is as rewarding for our volunteers as it is for the thousands of young people they support.  […]

Get to know the OYT Scotland Volunteers! ⛵

In today’s volunteer spotlight, we meet one of our newest volunteers who is raring to get out on the water and support our young people once the current challenges have blown over. Today’s volunteer: George Hubbard ⛵ Q: How long have you volunteered with OYTS? A: I volunteered in 2019 and am now waiting to […]

Get to know the OYT Scotland Volunteers! ⛵

In today’s volunteer spotlight, we meet John Kearns – who shares some terrific images of Taikoo in the Tall Ships, plus James Cook from OYC Northeast and Spirit of Boadicea from OYC East. ⛵ Q: How long have you volunteered with OYTS? A: I started with OYC on Samuel Whitbread on the South coast in […]

Get to know the OYT Scotland Volunteers! ⛵

Today’s volunteer spotlight focuses on the man known only as the Ace of Charts…(or Andrew Gerrard) ⛵ Q: How long have you been a volunteer with OYTS and what is your role? A: I’ve been a volunteer for 4 years. Currently I’m a volunteer watchleader, also chart manager and Chair of the Clyde Shore Group. […]

Vessel Tracking

find out our current position

Click here to find out where our vessels are currently sailing.


Get involved in one of our events – take part, fundraise, enjoy


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

Registered Charity, No. SC029531