The Swan Trust

To encourage and facilitate others to sail on the Swan, teaching and keeping alive techniques of sailing and working a traditional sail "Fifie".

To make the Swan available for viewing by the general public and visitors to Shetland.

To keep the restored boat in good working order and registered as an approved training vessel.

To encourage folk, especially the young, to sail on the Swan in order to gain an appreciaion of Shetland's fishing and sailing history and experience the wild life and culture of the northern maritime environment

Provide, for the enjoymnet of all, a working example of an important part of shetland's maritime heritage.

Current opportunity

Refit work ongoing November to March includes removing rig, sails, equipment from boat in Scalloway to store in Lerwick. Organising equipment at two stores in Lerwick Varnishing and painting on board Engineering maintenance - all on board systems