The Schools Programme is funded mainly through the generosity of private individuals. But charities and businesses play an important part too. Meet the organisations supporting us in 2023. Thank you, RYA Foundation We’re very grateful to the RYA Foundation for their generous contribution to the Schools Programme this year. DavidRead More »THANK YOU TO OUR SCHOOLS PROGRAMME SUPPORTERS
Children at Foxhole Academy have expressed their thanks to the Trust and to Polkerris Beach Watersports Centre in a series of delightful poems and drawings. Watersports instructors Poppy and Jaz come in for heaps of appreciation. As well as a host of budding young sailors, Foxhole Academy has a coupleRead More »POEMS AND PAINTINGS BY CHILDREN AT FOXHOLE
Friday 8th July saw the launch of our first ever RYST-organised regatta, open to children from schools participating in our regular term-time programme. At first the wind was as stunned as we all were by the hot weather, but happily a breeze picked up and they were off. Funded byRead More »TRUST LAUNCHES FIRST EVER REGATTA
The Trust funds sailing lessons for 20 schools in mid-Cornwall from Truro to St Austell. Over the winter we asked five of them why they’re part of our Schools Programme. How do they and their children benefit? Here’s what they told us. Foxhole Learning Academy is one of the Trust’sRead More »WHY DO CORNISH SCHOOLS WELCOME OUR SUPPORT?
This week RYST reached an important milestone, thanks to our supporters. At Polkerris Beach on Thursday 16th September, nine-year-old Tyler from Foxhole had his first sailing lesson and became the 1000th new sailor introduced to the water by the Trust. We started just six years ago with the aim ofRead More »TRUST’S 1000TH NEW SAILOR TAKES TO THE WATER
As well as funding two places on Maybe for the Tall Ships race in August, Superyacht Charities has donated funds for 20 children in Osprey class at Foxhole Academy to learn to sail this year, for which we and the school are extremely grateful. Superyacht Charities harnesses the energies andRead More »FOXHOLE ACADEMY OSPREYS LEARN TO SAIL
Our Schools Programme is now up and running again in the majority of our 19 schools and it’s a joy to see the children outdoors and back on the water after the long months of lockdown. And don’t they just love it? A parent from St Mawes School told usRead More »CORNISH SCHOOLCHILDREN BACK ON THE WATER AT PERCUIL