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ST PAUL'S YOUTH FORUM, JUNE 2016

 St Paul's Youth Forum - EEE Ltd

 We were delighted to welcome aboard more young people and youth workers  from St Paul's Youth Forum in the north-east of Glasgow for a weekend cruise  in the Clyde. The team started at Greenock and finished in Glasgow, visiting  Millport and the Isle of Bute along the way. Fantastic weather and a fantastic  crew! Hope to see you aboard EEE again soon...


WE'VE MOVED TO GREENOCK!

On 1 May 2016, East End Endeavour relocated to James Watt Dock Marina in Greenock - within easy reach of Glasgow by road or rail and an ideal sailing location for day tasters, weekend sails or longer courses and cruises. Why not plan a visit and join us aboard EEE?

James Watt Dock Marina  East End Endeavour - near Greenock  James Watt Dock Marina  

AGM TUES 2 FEB 2016

We will be holding the EEE Ltd annual general meeting in St Paul's Church, 30 Langdale St, Glasgow G33 1DR on Tuesday 19 January, 7:00 - 8:30 pm. (Please note our original date of 19 Jan has been postponed). EEE supporters are very welcome to come along!

HAPPY NEW YEAR!

With best wishes for health and happiness in 2016. Hope to see you aboard EEE...!

WSREC ROMA YOUTH PROJECT, AUG 2015

Roma Youth Project, WSREC  Roma Youth Project, WSREC  Roma Youth Project, WSREC

We loved having this great group of young people from the West of Scotland Regional Equality Council on board EEE during August. Crew members sailed to destinations in the Firth of Clyde, including Greenock, Rhu and Tarbert Loch Fyne, and were awarded RYA Competent Crew certificates at the end of their 5-day stints. 

GYP SAILING WEEKENDS, JULY 2015

Govanhill Youth Project

We were delighted to welcome young people from Govanhill Youth Project on board EEE for an RYA Start Yachting course and follow-up weekend this month. The weather was being true to Fair Fortnight's usual wet and windy form, but the group made a fantastic crew, learning to sail as they explored the Kyles of Bute, Loch Fyne and the Gareloch. A big well done to all involved!

 


WE'VE MOVED TO ROTHESAY!

In November 2014, East End Endeavour moved to a fantastic new berth in Rothesay Harbour on the Isle of Bute. Rothesay is an ideal location for year-round sailing, in the heart of town with the sheltered waters of the Kyles of Bute just round the corner - and plenty more beautiful destinations to visit in the Firth of Clyde and beyond!

Rothesay Harbour, Isle of Bute  Rothesay Harbour, Isle of Bute  Rothesay Harbour, Isle of Bute

COMMONWEALTH FLOTILLA,  25-26 JULY 2014

Six young people from across Glasgow learned to crew and sail yacht East End Endeavour from Greenock to Glasgow as part of the spectacular Commonwealth Flotilla. Thanks to The Big Lottery Fund Celebrate Award for enabling Govanhill Youth Project, Urban Fox Programme and St Paul's Youth Forum/Bolt FM to participate in an unforgettable experience!

The Commonwealth Flotilla crew  Commonwealth Flotilla 2014  Commonwealth Flotilla 2014

SPACES AVAILABLE FOR 2014 SUMMER SAILS

Govanhill Youth Project sailing on East End Endeavour

Looking for a rewarding outdoor summer activity for young people or a community group this summer? Book a Sail Challenge in the Firth of Clyde on board renowed sail training yacht East End Endeavour!

We'll work with you to meet your needs, from required outcomes to getting the most out of your budget. Please browse our website for more details or contact us to discuss options and book. 

RIVAL SAILING LAUNCH

 Rival Sailing

This April, we're excited to announce the launch of Rival Sailing, a recognised RYA Training Centre based at Rhu Marina and operated by Sam Paterson and Harry Middleditch. Rival Sailing offers RYA courses, charter cruises, mile-builders and more! Visit www.rivalsailing.co.uk for more...

BOOK NOW for 2014

2013 saw more young people from disadvantaged areas of Scotland benefit from rewarding sailing experiences in the Firth of Clyde. Contact us now if you're interested in stepping aboard East End Endeavour this season! 

Happy New Year!

Thanks to all the great crews who helped make 2013 another great sailing season - we hope to see you again in 2014. We'd also like to extend a big welcome to EEE newcomers!

Summer season - BOOK NOW!

Cumbrae, Firth of Clyde  Glenarm, N Ireland  Giant's Causeway  Arran, Kilbrannan Sound

EEE has had a busy start to the 2013 sailing season - highlights so far include a memorable cruise to Northern Ireland, a flotilla distillery tour and lots of new Competent Crews and Day Skippers! There are still some summer dates available - contact us now to make sure you don't miss out!

AGM Thursday 7th March

The first AGM of EEE Ltd will be held at the Napiershall Street Centre (off Gt Western Rd) in Glasgow on Thursday 7th March, 7:00 - 8:30 pm. EEE supporters are welcome to come along!

Happy New Year! A wee update:

Yacht EEE is once again working as an RYA sail training vessel via Scottish Sailing Schools and providing opportunities for milebuilding for people who want more experience. Sam (owner) is working as freelance skipper/RYA Cruising Instructor on EEE and various sail training vessels.

This commercial work will enable the yacht (and Sam) to operate while we expore more ways of enabling disadvantages communities to sail. Grant funding is available from various sources for this purpose for groups.

Please contact if you want to discuss all of the above. 

2012 season update

EEE's 30th anniversary year took in two memorable Western Isles cruises (sadly, she didn't sail quite as far west as St Kilda, although Barra and South Uist were well worth a visit) and yet more young people were introduced to sailing.  Govanhill Youth Project and St Philip's School were among those to take up a Community Sail Challenge and both hope to come back for more!

PAST EVENT 2 places available for St Kilda cruise

At the end of April, EEE is setting sail from the Firth of Clyde to the remote Scottish archipelago of St Kilda. Now owned and managed by National Trust for Scotland (NTS), St Kilda is a renowned world heritage site and national nature reserve. 2 places are available on this once in a lifetime 14-day cruise. Contact us now for details!

Map of St Kilda Soay, St Kilda Village Bay, St Kilda http://www.kilda.org.uk/

Splashdown for season 2012!

After a programme of winter maintenance at Rothesay Dock, EEE launched in the Clyde on 23rd March and will shortly be arriving at her new berth in Rhu.

Happy New Year!

EEE wishes all our supporters a happy new year. 2012 promises to be an exciting season as EEE is celebrating her 30th anniversary as a sail training vessel! Watch this space for news of cruises, projects and events...

Voyage of Dreams (18 July-8 Aug 2011)

EEE and her crew left the Clyde on Monday and the epic three week Voyage of Dreams is now underway! Why not help us document the trip by contacting us if you spot EEE on route to or from Stornoway? Tell us where and when you saw her - and if you can, please send us a photo!

 Voyage of Dreams crew EEE preparing to set off down the Clyde... The Voyage of Dreams begins

Clyde Waterfront Riverside Regatta (16 July 2011)

East End Endeavour will be among the many boats making an appearance at the first major event to be held at Glasgow's new Riverside Museum and the Tall Ship Glenlee. Come and pay us a visit! For directions and further information, see http://www.clydewaterfront.com/news/latest-news/2011/riverside-regatta

Tall Ships at Greenock (9-11 July 2011)

East End Endeavour enjoyed some illustrious company and some rare summer sunshine while berthed at Greenock's East India dock over this weekend! 

Voyage of Dreams (July-Aug 2011)

On 17th July, East End Endeavour will set sail with six intrepid young people, accompanied by skipper Sam Paterson, on a three-week sea voyage of discovery around the west coast of Scotland!  The crew will visit island communities, share their experiences - nautical and cultural - and record their adventures on film.  Voyage of Dreams has been developed in partnership with Fablevision and funded by Scottish Wave of Change as part of the Cultural Olympiad.

Communities 2014 day taster trips (spring/summer 2011)

Earlier in 2011, East End Endeavour Ltd was awarded a £2000 Communities 2014 grant by the Big Lottery Fund to offer four day taster sailing trips to 24 young people.  Among those to benefit from the award were Girvan Youth Trust and St Paul's Youth Forum in North Glasgow. These trips were enjoyed by all - so much so that Girvan Youth Trust have booked 5 young people on an RYA Competent Crew course with Geronimo Sailing School on board East End Endeavour later in the year! 


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