The adventure gave them the chance to see a stunning region of Scotland many had
not witnessed before.
The trip was only possible due to the OYT’s “On Course with Cashback” project and
the commitment of staff, parents and pupils involved.
OYT Scotland enables young people from all over Scotland with the opportunity to
sail, building skills such as teamwork, confidence, and resilience.
This project is transforming 288 young people's lives over three years thanks to
an award from the "CashBack for Communities" scheme - the Scottish Government's proceeds
of crime fund.
Over the past 18 years, OYT Scotland has grown to become one of the leading sail
training charities in the world. With two sail training vessels, Alba Explorer and
Alba Venturer, OYT Scotland completed 55 voyages with 552 young people in 2016.
Barra youth adventure under sail
30 Sept 2017
Eight young people from Barra and Shetland have taken part in a five day sailing
training voyage with Ocean Youth Trust Scotland.
Sailing the 72ft yacht, Alba Explorer, the trip took them from Greenock through the
Firth of Clyde, stopping in Holy Loch, Tarbert and the Isle of Arran.