Dr Dave MBE

We are thrilled to announce that our own volunteer Dr David Murray was awarded an MBE for services to healthcare and the community this month in the Queen’s birthday honours list. A long-serving Wester Ross GP, Dr Murray (or Dr Dave as we like to call him here at OYT Scotland) retired in 2015 after […]

Ashley, Lucie and Shaun prepare for open water challenge

Ashley Reid, Lucie Aitkenhead and Shaun Wiseman hit the sparkling shorelines of Skelmorlie on Saturday to acclimatise themselves with the water in preparation for an open water charity swim on 22nd June. They will attempt to swim one-mile along the shores of Skelmorlie to raise much-needed funds for Ocean Youth Trust Scotland as it celebrates […]

OYT Scotland CEO completes gruelling trail marathon

Well done to OYT Scotland CEO Nick Fleming who recently completed the gruelling 26.2mile Lakeland Trails Marathon in 6hours 2mins. An outstanding effort in Nick’s run up to his ultimate challenge – a 55km ultramarathon on 29 June. The 55K Lakeland Trails Ultra is a testing 55K ultra marathon course through some of the most […]

Shaun Smashes Fundraising Target

Shaun Wiseman continues to make an outstanding effort to raise money for the Trust, this time by completing a double triathlon! Not only did he finish 2nd in the Junior section, but he achieved 6th overall! An unbelievable effort! Shaun is raising money to mark the 20th anniversary of the Trust and has already smashed […]

CashBack for Communities Round Up

In April, we kicked off our 2019 sailing season and welcomed five groups on board for CashBack for Communities funded voyages. Here’s what they got up to: Glenwood High School1st – 5th AprilAlba Explorer On our very first voyage of the season, the group from Glenwood High School had an adventure on and off the […]

George Rich

Ocean Youth Trust Scotland is sorry to announce the death of George Rich on Friday 3rd May. George was, in his day, a keen volunteer with Ocean Youth Club (now Ocean Youth Trust Scotland) and subsequently became its first Office Manager, a role he held for several years.He was also a well known RYA instructor on […]

Happy Birthday Alba Venturer!

Today is a special day for us! 🎈 20 years ago today, Alba Venturer was launched at the Moat House Hotel in Glasgow, now the Crowne Plaza. Despite the pouring rain, a piper lifted the spirits as our Patrons Curly and Barbara Mills launched Alba Venturer with a bottle of Arran Malt. Over the years she […]

2019 season underway!

We kicked off the 2019 season with Glenwood High School who sailed on a CashBack for Communities funded voyage. We’re looking forward to an exciting season and can’t wait to celebrate our 20th anniversary this year! “It’s been on of them weeks that you don’t want to do again but it was the best week […]

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Ocean Youth Trust Scotland
Victoria House, 5 East Blackhall Street, Greenock, PA15 1HD
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