Rotary Youth Development Under Sail
Yorkshire Day: August 2016:
All Aboard the good ship 'Ocean Venture'
Monday 1 August - Yorkshire Day - members of Ossett Rotary Club took
two young people, one from Ossett Academy and the other from
Highfield School Gawthorpe to Royal Quay Marina in North Shields. The
youngsters will be joining the crew of the Ocean Venture an ocean
going yacht for six-day cruise in the North Sea. The cruise has been
paid for by Ossett Rotary Club and has been organised through Ocean
Youth Trust North.
the cruise the young people will learn and
develop teamwork /mutual trust. Make new friends, gain awareness of
the environment, develop a sense of equality and fairness. They will
spend time in other people's company - cook together, eat together,
communicate as a team taking responsibility for their own actions and
decisions. Whilst understanding the different needs and backgrounds
of others. They will gain a range of sea, sailing, survival skills
and gain a qualification.
is based in North Shields near Newcastle upon Tyne is in perfect
position to explore the breath taking North East coast visiting ports
and anchorages such as Blyth, Amble, Berwick upon Tweed, Hartlepool,
Scarborough and Whitby. On the Tuesday morning the yacht had left
Blyth and was on its way Holy Island both our youngsters were having
a great time.
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