News

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

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Volunteer with Swan

18 April 2018

We are currently recruiting. If you have a keen interest in traditional sailing, read more to see how you can get involved.

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The Vevoe Award for Swan trainee of the year has been presented to Theo Irvine, 16, from Burra, in recognition of the qualities he showed during the Nordic Sail trip to Norway, Sweden and Denmark in the summer.

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The local Lucky2BHere team headed by Niall Bristow presented the defibrillator to The Swan Trust in an official hand-over, which was followed by a comprehensive training course for local volunteers and crew members delivered at the Lerwick Boating Club.

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WE NEED YOUR VOTE! Lerwick Community Council are setting aside £10K to be handed over to local community projects.

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2016 sailing schedule now published.

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New Skipper appointed

22 February 2016

We are pleased to announce the appointment of Thorben Reinhardt to skipper Swan for the 2016 season.

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Last Saturday (28 November) saw the annual presentation of the Vevoe Trophy to the Swan trainee of the year, Tom Chivers.

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Vacancy: Skipper

21 October 2015

We currently have a vacancy for a full time Skipper to be based in Shetland between May - September 2016.

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A seasoned farewell

30 September 2015

This week The Swan Trust waves farewell to Rory Johnson who has successfully skippered Swan during the summer 2014 and 2015 seasons.

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Swan smaa' boat launch

20 August 2015

Swan Smaa’ Boat Launch Friday 21 August 5.30pm at Hay’s Dock, Lerwick

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2015 voyages announced

13 February 2015

Following a highly successful season in 2014 the Swan Trust is determined to have another active year in 2015. Rory Johnson, the young, enthusiastic skipper returns for another season and he will be joined again by Scott Sandison as mate.

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