Volunteer Conference 2018

Date: 24/03/2018

Time: 9:30 to 16:30

Location: Kingfisher Room, Riverside Centre, Milton Lane, North Shields, NE29 6DQ

This year’s annual volunteer conference has an exciting programme that will provide the opportunity for everyone to welcome new volunteers and guests and talk about ‘who we are and what we do’. Longstanding volunteers will have a chance to catch up with their shipmates and receive updates on progress with:


  • 2018 Voyage Programme including Tall Ships Races
  • OYT North Irish Sea voyages and the Clipper Yacht Taeping
  • Putting Research into Practice; or Putting Practice into Research
  • OYT North Proposed Heritage Project
  • James Cook’s mid-life refit
  • Safeguarding training (for those who require it)


During the day the new Seastaff team will be on hand, there will be a Casualty Handling demonstration by the RNLI and the chance to brush up on your navigation and chart plotter skills.


Full programme can be viewed here