St Fergus School

This grant was awarded to fund a sailing course where 12 pupils in upper stages (P5-7) are given the opportunity to gain Stage 1 and 2 RYA dingy sailing qualification. The courses are run through the Aberdeenshire Sailing Trust and are run over 8 weeks. These pupils are then eligible to access the sailing trust courses and clubs.

Location

Aberdeenshire, Scotland

What was the money for?

This grant enables young people from Peterhead, Aberdeenshire to access regular dinghy sailing at the local sail training provider. The sessions are aimed at ensuring all young people, regardless of circumstance, at the school have the opportunity to inspired by and experience the benefits of sailing.

Grant awarded

£2,000 2 years

What were the results?

In the first year of the project 12 young people accessed regular sailing sessions and achieved RYA Stage 1.