Some exciting news as Ian Macpherson, who was a former chairman of OYC (Ocean Youth Club) has written a fantastic book that details many of his adventures sailing with the trust. ‘A Scotsman’s Odyssey’ is a book as much about voyaging in the imagination as on the waves. It inspires cruising yachtsmen and yachtswomen to […]
We’re celebrating Carers Week as working with young carers really important to our organisation. One young carer recently said: “So it was fantastic to have a break away. I felt I could be young again and just forget for a while about being a carer. I learnt how to sail, steer and also helped with […]
Some over our very talented young leaders have hosted a takeover of the OYT Instagram. They have been sharing photos, videos and stories of their OYT journey and that life changing 12 day voyage. Below are some highlights and you can head over to Instagram to see the full details.
We have been trying to have a bit of fun on social media and posted several pictures of staff when they were much smaller. Have a look at our staff members as babies and let us know if you can spot them.
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 […]
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 […]
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
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