Would you like to work or volunteer for Ocean Youth Trust South?

Job vacancies

Are you interested in working for OYT South?

Ocean Youth Trust South is looking for a new Staff Skipper for our beautiful 105-foot sail training vessel Prolific: This is an exciting opportunity to take command of a superb vessel and play a leading role in changing lives and giving young people – many of them disadvantaged or vulnerable – the skills to succeed in life. Details here.


Full-time volunteer roles potentially available November – March each year:
See here for details of winter volunteer roles on board Prolific. Closing date: ongoing as these roles are generally available every winter.


SAILING VOLUNTEERS (throughout the sailing season, March to November – usually a few days or a week at a time)
All our voyages need adult volunteers – at every level from trainee watchleader or bosun through to immensely experienced relief skippers and first mates.
Some volunteers sail frequently but others might only volunteer for a week or so each year. See here for more information.

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Donate by Post

Please send a cheque made payable to “Ocean Youth Trust South” to Ocean Youth Trust South, 8 North Meadow, Weevil Lane, Gosport, Hampshire PO12 1BP.

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8 North Meadow, Weevil Lane, Gosport, Hampshire PO12 1BP

How to sail with us

Ocean Youth Trust South is an adventure sail training charity which takes young people aged 11-25 to sea in our 30-metre vessel Prolific.

Individual Voyages

Voyages for people aged 11-25

 Group Voyages

Introduction for adult leaders

Adult Voyages

Voyages for people aged over 18