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Spotlight on People’s Postcode Trust

Our boats have to be in first rate order at the start of each sailing season if we’re to deliver voyages for young people of the highest quality in well fitted boats that meet stringent safety standards. Our unforgettable, life-transforming adventure under sail is only possible with committed support from our funders. Thanks to players of the People’s Postcode Lottery, one such funder is the People’s Postcode Trust. Over the last five

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Children’s and Young People’s minister gets onboard with OYT Scotland and The Prince’s Trust Scotland

Scotland’s Minister for Children and Young People boarded OYT Scotland’s volunteer training boat, Alba Volunteer, and The Prince’s Trust’s schooner, Spirit, to find out how the two charities are using sail training to change young people’s lives. Aileen Campbell MSP joined young people who have completed voyages with OYT Scotland and The Prince’s Trust. Her visit came as Spirit and OYT Scotland’s vessels Alba Endeavour and Alba Explorer, embark on

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Transformational Teambuilding time with the Trust

We only have two, yes two, youth voyages left this year, and we’d like to make them special ones. Both of our around the world challenge yachts, Alba Explorer and Alba Endeavour, are avaialble to youth groups, schools, colleges and universities for the week of 25th-31st August 2014. The voyages will be bringing the boats home from Oban to Greenock and will round the famous Mull of Kintyre, as well

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Five Ferries Challenge – Hoorah!

On Saturday 31st May, 26 cyclists took part in the Five Ferries Challenge cycling 52 miles in one day to raise funds for OYT Scotland. Starting in Ardrossan, the cyclists took on the first leg of the challenge in record time, but due to the traffic, missed the Lochranza ferry to Clonaig. Undeterred, they had an extra long lunch break, then arrived in Clonaig to make the 10 mile cycle

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Notice of the OYT Scotland AGM and Annual Accounts

The members of Ocean Youth Trust Scotland are advised that the Trust’s Annual General Meeting will be held on Saturday 26th April 2014 at 1130am in the Davies and Ireland Suite of Murrayfield Stadium in Edinburgh (EH12 5PJ). The signed accounts that will be presented to the membership at the meeting can be found by clicking the link below. All fully-paid members are entitled to attend and vote at the

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International Representatives of OYT Scotland

Recentlty OYT Scotland has had Christine Chesterman, the Canadian youth representitive on the Sail Training InternationalYouth Council and first mate on board the Toronto Brigantine vessels, helping out at our refits. Christine has come all the way from Canada to help out, and we’d like to say thank you to her. Christine says: “I had a great time volunteering with the refit at OYT, everyone was really welcoming and fun to work with. I

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Obituary: Rev. Chris Courtauld (1934-2014)

It is with great sadness that we have to announce the death of one of the two founders of the Ocean Youth Club, Rev. Chris Courtauld, on 11th January 2014 aged 79. Kit Power writes: “The Ocean Youth Trust was founded (as Ocean Youth Club) in 1960 by Chris Ellis and Chris Courtauld who both loaned their boats, Theodora and Duet, to the new charity. Chris Ellis died in 1997

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Spotlight on People’s Postcode Trust

Our boats have to be in first rate order at the start of each sailing season if we’re to deliver voyages for young people of the highest quality in well fitted boats that meet stringent safety standards. Our unforgettable, life-transforming adventure under sail is only possible with committed support from our funders. Thanks to players of the People’s Postcode Lottery, one such funder is the People’s Postcode Trust. Over the last five

Read More

Children’s and Young People’s minister gets onboard with OYT Scotland and The Prince’s Trust Scotland

Scotland’s Minister for Children and Young People boarded OYT Scotland’s volunteer training boat, Alba Volunteer, and The Prince’s Trust’s schooner, Spirit, to find out how the two charities are using sail training to change young people’s lives. Aileen Campbell MSP joined young people who have completed voyages with OYT Scotland and The Prince’s Trust. Her visit came as Spirit and OYT Scotland’s vessels Alba Endeavour and Alba Explorer, embark on

Read More

Transformational Teambuilding time with the Trust

We only have two, yes two, youth voyages left this year, and we’d like to make them special ones. Both of our around the world challenge yachts, Alba Explorer and Alba Endeavour, are avaialble to youth groups, schools, colleges and universities for the week of 25th-31st August 2014. The voyages will be bringing the boats home from Oban to Greenock and will round the famous Mull of Kintyre, as well

Read More

Five Ferries Challenge – Hoorah!

On Saturday 31st May, 26 cyclists took part in the Five Ferries Challenge cycling 52 miles in one day to raise funds for OYT Scotland. Starting in Ardrossan, the cyclists took on the first leg of the challenge in record time, but due to the traffic, missed the Lochranza ferry to Clonaig. Undeterred, they had an extra long lunch break, then arrived in Clonaig to make the 10 mile cycle

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Notice of the OYT Scotland AGM and Annual Accounts

The members of Ocean Youth Trust Scotland are advised that the Trust’s Annual General Meeting will be held on Saturday 26th April 2014 at 1130am in the Davies and Ireland Suite of Murrayfield Stadium in Edinburgh (EH12 5PJ). The signed accounts that will be presented to the membership at the meeting can be found by clicking the link below. All fully-paid members are entitled to attend and vote at the

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International Representatives of OYT Scotland

Recentlty OYT Scotland has had Christine Chesterman, the Canadian youth representitive on the Sail Training InternationalYouth Council and first mate on board the Toronto Brigantine vessels, helping out at our refits. Christine has come all the way from Canada to help out, and we’d like to say thank you to her. Christine says: “I had a great time volunteering with the refit at OYT, everyone was really welcoming and fun to work with. I

Read More

Obituary: Rev. Chris Courtauld (1934-2014)

It is with great sadness that we have to announce the death of one of the two founders of the Ocean Youth Club, Rev. Chris Courtauld, on 11th January 2014 aged 79. Kit Power writes: “The Ocean Youth Trust was founded (as Ocean Youth Club) in 1960 by Chris Ellis and Chris Courtauld who both loaned their boats, Theodora and Duet, to the new charity. Chris Ellis died in 1997

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