Want to get involved? There are a number of different ways you can help.
Volunteer as crew
We are always looking for voluntary crew members, to help with our range of trips:
Longer trips abroad, to Norway, Faroe etc.
Previous experience is not essential, as training can be provided. Volunteers will learn navigation skills, and will have opportunity to work with the sails, and steer the ship. Volunteers will also learn practical skills as they help out with cooking and the general running of the boat.
A disclosure check will be required if young people are onboard.
Volunteer for maintenance
Every year the swan requires maintenance, to ensure the upkeep of the vessel. Jobs include:
Register your interest
To register your interest in volunteering opportunities, please fill in the form below.
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.