Lifesaving equipment for SwanMay 19th, 2017
The Swan Trust is the latest to team up with Scottish Charity Lucky2BHere to have a defibrillator installed onboard its sail training vessel Swan LK243.
Calling all Swan supporters from Lerwick!May 17th, 2016
Come sailing with Swan!March 5th, 2016
Book now a summer sailing trip on Swan
New Skipper appointedFebruary 22nd, 2016
Recognition for sail traineeDecember 3rd, 2015
Last Saturday (28 November) saw the annual presentation of the Vevoe Trophy to the Swan trainee of the year, Tom Chivers.
Vacancy: SkipperOctober 21st, 2015
Recruitment of a skipper for our 2016 summer sailing season is underway.
A seasoned farewellSeptember 30th, 2015
This week The Swan Trust waves farewell to Rory Johnson who has successfully skippered Swan during the summer 2014 and 2015 seasons.
Swan smaa' boat launchAugust 20th, 2015
To have this restored Shetland-built boat with her direct connection to the Swan now in good sea-going condition, is something rather special.
2015 voyages announcedFebruary 13th, 2015
Following a highly successful season in 2014 the Swan Trust is determined to have another active year in 2015.
The Swan Trust Appoints Scott Sandison as BosunApril 4th, 2013
Congratulations Scott! The Swan Trust has also appointed a Bosun for the season, Scott Sandison, to assist Richard (new Skipper).
The Swan Trust Appoints Richard Pattison as Skipper.March 12th, 2013
In preparation for the start of another sailing season, the Swan Trust has appointed Richard Pattison as skipper.
The Vevoe Trophy Presentation - 19th November 2011February 17th, 2012
This trophy, an accurate replica of the Swan’s original wheel, was commissioned by the Swan Trust and is named after the home of the Simpson family from Whalsay, a family closely involved with owning and managing the Swan for over 50 years during her herring fishing career
Artist in residence aboard the SWANJune 7th, 2011
During the 2011 Tall Ships event there will be an artist in residence aboard the SWAN
Thank You Letter - 2010 Northfield TripMay 16th, 2011
Here is a wonderful thank you letter we received from Ian McVicar, Community Learning Worker at Northfield Community Centre, Aberdeen following their trips on the SWAN in September 2010.
SWAN Wins National AwardMay 16th, 2011
The SWAN, Shetland’s restored herring drifter, has been awarded the National Historic Ships, Flagship Award 2011 which carries a prize of £1000.
SWAN RefitDecember 2nd, 2010
On Monday 20 September the SWAN embarked from Aberdeen, bound for Macduff, where she is now in the Macduff Shipyard for a major refit.
2011 Tall Ships RaceDecember 2nd, 2010
The SWAN will be participating in the 2011 Tall Ships Race event, which will take place in and between Waterford, Greenock, Lerwick, Stavanger and Halmstad.
Michael Gray retiresDecember 15th, 2009
Captain Michael Gray has retired from the post of chair person of The Swan Trust after 10 years...
Thank You LettersDecember 14th, 2009
A selection of our favourite thank you letters...
Sail Training ShetlandDecember 16th, 2008
A new body has been formed to help young people to learn how to sail, especially on larger vessels of the type that are involved in the Tall Ships’ Races...