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 […]


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 […]

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 […]

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