Crew members on board John Laing

Sponsorship and donations

What your money could buy

MAKE A DONATION - 94.4% of expenditure in 2014-15 went on the direct delivery of our charitable services.

If you would like to make a donation to OYT South, here’s what your money could buy:

£21,700 - food on board for a year
£11,000 - insurance for a year
£10,000 - contribution to the salary of our skipper or engineer
£9,500 - fuel for a year
£9,450 - new No. 2 jib
£9,000 – full cost of a five-day voyage for a group of twelve deserving crew members
£7,600 - new mizzen sail
£6,400 - harbour fees and mooring for a year (excluding free berthing in Southamption generously provided by MDL Marinas)
£5,750 - new No.1 jib staysail
£4,500 – cost payable by group for a five-day voyage for twelve crew members (50% of true cost)
£4,400 - office telephone costs
£4,000 – annual contribution to rolling programme of sail replacementl
£4,000 – vessel lift out of the water and relaunch
£3,780 - new No.3 storm jib
£3,000 – annual life raft service
£2,150 - stationery and printing including crew handbooks etc
£2,600 - charts and publications
£2,300 - chandlery
£1,000 - annual engine service
£750 – full cost of a five day voyage for one deserving crew member
£605 – service all lifejackets
£500 – paint, brushes and rollers
£500 – replacements for ship’s medical kit
£450 - annual lifejacket service
£375 – cost payable by crew member for a five-day voyage (50% of true cost)
£360 – food bill for a five day voyage
£225 – annual compass swing
£160 – one complete set of new oilskins
£90 – one new lifejacket

You can read the impressions of one of our donors after taking part in a voyage with young people here.















“It has been the best time of my life and I enjoyed it so much I didn’t want to leave.” Ashley, 17