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An interview with… Ben Wheatley (Seas Your Future)

By Tom

Our UK Sail Training members are hiring and as part of an initiative to get more people into #SailTrainingCareers, we are sharing stories from Sail Trainers to highlight the benefits of working in this incredibly rewarding sector.   Recently, we spoke to Seas Your Future’s Ben Wheatley to find out about his experience of Sail…

An interview with… Laura McLachlan (The Island Trust)

By Tom

This week (1-7 Nov 2021) is Youth Work Week, and the theme this year focuses on the ‘Champions of Youth Work‘.   All of our UK Sail Training Skippers, Mates, and Watch Leaders are champions of youth work thanks to the vital work that they do to help transform young lives all over the country.…

Success for all at Cowes Small Ships Race 2021

By Tom

Success for all at ASTO’s annual Cowes Small Ships Race 2021.   This weekend (Saturday 2nd October), over 90 young people took to the water for the Cowes Small Ships Race. This youth charity sailing race is organised by ASTO (Association of Sail Training Organisations), a Gosport-based charity that promotes Sail Training in the UK.…

Cowes Small Ships Race 2021 Press Release

By Tom

South Coast youth charity’s annual sailing race to take place this weekend.   More than 100 young people will take part in a youth charity’s annual sailing race in the Solent this weekend (Saturday 2nd October). The Cowes Small Ships Race is hosted by the Gosport-based charity, ASTO (Association of Sail Training Organisations) with support…

Successful Mayflower Small Ships Race

By Admin

Young sailors overcome strong headwinds to arrive in Dartmouth for postponed Mayflower 400 Race.   After two days of beating into a strong westerly headwind, 12 UK Sail Training vessels, crewed by young people, arrived safely in Dartmouth on Thursday morning to mark the end of ASTO’s Mayflower 401 Small Ships Race.   The event,…

Mayflower 401 Small Ships Race Press Release

By Admin

Youth charities back on the water at postponed Mayflower 400 event.   ASTO (Association of Sail Training Organisations) are delighted to announce that we will be holding our Mayflower 401 Anniversary Small Ships Race this month. The regatta will take place from Sunday 15th August to Friday 20th August 2021, and will commence at Ocean…

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