The Swan Trust

The Swan Trust was formed in 1990, and today is responsible for the operation and upkeep of the Swan. The main objectives of the Trust are:
  • To encourage and facilitate interested parties and particularly young people to sail on the Swan.
  • To teach and keep alive the techniques of sailing and working a traditional sail Fifie.
  • To maintain the Swan as a viable commercial enterprise.
The Trust has two committees, namely:
  • The Swan Trustees Committee
    The Trustees Committee oversees the effective running of The Swan Trust, its employees and finances.

  • The Operations Committee
    The Operations Committee meets monthly and deals with the day to day running of the Swan, including the diary, crewing, maintenance, etc.

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The Vevoe Trophy for Swan Sail Trainee of the Year has been presented to seventeen year old Cormac Mathieson, from Virkie, for his participation in Race One of The Tall Ships Races between Sunderland, UK and Esbjerg in Denmark this summer. 

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Experience Simmer Dim in Shetland, sailing onboard Swan around the most northerly point in Britain.

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