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OYT Scotland Supports Youthlink Scotland and COSLA in Their Call For Safe Access to Indoor Facilities For Youth Work

Today, 14th September 2021, Youthlink and the Convention of Scottish Local Authorities (COSLA) released a joint statement, reiterating their continued commitment to ensuring the safe reopening of indoor facilities for the delivery of youth work services. “We know from listening to young people and from collating evidence across the pandemic, that providing safe spaces for […]

Local Sailing Charity Hailed For Giving Opportunities To Young People

Scotland’s Justice Secretary Keith Brown has praised OYTS for giving opportunities to young people. https://www.greenocktelegraph.co.uk/news/19505621.ocean-youth-trust-hailed-scotlands-justice-secretary/?fbclid=IwAR1hCVfeenSOLzNpi9ka6fo9ZFJ4N0jDrafkn94d-TcDBnH_u-af6GqFJOk

Reach

A wet and windy week for Reach but a fun and challenging time for all!

The GK Experience

This week we had a brilliant time back doing what we love, this time with the inspiring young people from the GK experience. We are buzzing to have them all on board again for voyage 2 in September. The voyages form part of the Scottish Government’s CashBack for Communities programme, which aims to identify and […]

BACK ON THE WATER WITH YOUNG PEOPLE! WE HOIST THE SAIL AND HEAD FOR POSITIVE DESTINATIONS…

Today [Wednesday 28 July 2021] was a momentous day for the Trust as we finally saw Alba Venturer back out on the water with young people doing what we do best. With three days sailing,  and two nights camping at Inverkip (due to covid restrictions prohibiting people from sleeping on board) the young people from […]

YOUTHWORK ON THE WAVES RECOMMENCES FOR SCOTLAND’S SAILING CHARITY

*Justice Secretary Keith Brown commends charity for creative approach during pandemic* Scotland’s largest sail-training charity will recommence its youth work on the waves this week – following a 15-month wait on the shores of Greenock. Ocean Youth Trust Scotland, which supports more than 800 young people each year through life-changing residential youth work at sea, […]

Weekend Training Voyages

Lots of learning and lots of fun being had on this weekend’s training voyage funded by YouthLink Scotland! Some of the highlights are below!

Alba Venturer On Her Way Back

We had a great start to our delivery voyage yesterday, making it all the way to Tobermory! On the way we made sure everyone got a chance to take the helm and practice an “Man Over Board!” drill and Lesley even had a swim!

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Ocean Youth Trust Scotland
Victoria House, 5 East Blackhall Street, Greenock, PA15 1HD
Tel: +44 (0) 1475 722 722
Email: office@oytscotland.org.uk

Registered Charity, No. SC029531