As an accredited DofE Expedition provider we can offer groups specialised closed expeditions, which qualify for the Gold Award.
This will be split this into two experiences over a minimum of eight days).
1) First will be a training weekend (over a minimum of three days) to familiarize the group with the vessel/crew and start planning for the assessment.
2) The second five-day (minimum) experience, will be assessed with final a presentation given onboard.
Benefits to young people:
•Leading the team – making decisions
•Communication (with the team and external decision makers)
•Onboard blogging/digital communications
•Volunteering (if working with TSYT as part of the award). Developed over time to include acting as local ambassadors.
•Encouraged to complete a project that aligns with ocean conversation / marine environment
Our 55ft ketch is an ideal vessel to do your expedition on as it accommodates up to eight young people.
We can also provide our own DofE assessor for your expedition.
Just give us a call on 02392 832055 to find out more.
We can also offer expeditions for the Bronze and Silver Awards. If you’re interested email [email protected] to find out more.