Taking our responsibilities seriously

The Swan Trust SCIO understand the importance of ensuring our crew, trainees and passengers are all able to enjoy a wonderful experience aboard the boat. This is always with the safety and welfare of everyone as a paramount consideration.

Our policies and procedures are in place to ensure everyones safety and welfare are looked after. These are reviewed and updated regularly.

Policies can be downloaded below:

Child & Adult Protection Policy

Code of Conduct Policy

Equal Opportunities Policy

Minimum Age Policy

Charity Donation Policy



Want to get involved in maintaining and operating a traditional wooden sailing vessel? There are a number of different ways you can volunteer to safeguard, care for and sail this unique heritage asset.

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School pupils on the west side of Shetland recently had the opportunity to sail on board Shetland’s flagship sailing vessel, Swan. The activity days were supported financially by Cooke Scotland who have salmon farm sites on the west side and were keen to support pupils in their local community to have this experience.

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An opportunity has arisen to join our team in delivering the exciting and important activities of the Swan Trust SCIO - preserving Shetland's maritime heritage and the valuable sail training skills and experience.

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