July & August 2017
Aberdeenshire Council Capacity Grants
We have been successful in an application to this fund for mini optimists rigs to support younger children to go sailing.   We'll be able to purchase 6 new rigs to be used at Peterhead.   These will be great for our starfish sailors and for schools that want to bring younger pupils in activities weeks, as well as for smaller and younger children on courses.
In addition Aberdeenshire Sports Council has agreed to support us with 200 towards two of these mini rigs for Knockburn Loch for the same purpose.
Tescos Bags of Help have agreed to support Aberdeenshire Sailing Trust with a donation towards launching trolleys and sails for wayfarers.   You can vote for us instore in Aberdeen, Westhill and Dyce in July and August.   The winning project gets 4000, 2nd project gets 2000 and 3rd placed project gets 1000.   Please support us with your blue tokens!   Thank you
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June 2017
Warburtons Families Matter have donated 250 towards a launching trolley for a wayfarer for Loch of SKene.
April 2017
We're delighted to announce that Apache North Sea has agreed to support Aberdeen Sailing Trust with 2180 to complete the funding we need to buy a box trailer to help us to move our kit more easily between venues.  Amazing news!   Thank you Apache North Sea.
Jan 2017
We are delighted to announce the support of the Foyle Foundation towards the purchase of optimists to be sailed at Knockburn Loch.   They have awarded us a grant of 3000 which will also allow us to unlock 3000 of funding from the Aberdeenshire Council Marr Area committee.   We are very excited to be getting these new boats and growing opportunities for children at Knockburn Loch!   Thank you.
November 2016
We are delighted to announce the support of The Gordon and Ena Baxter Foundation with 1000 of funding towards a Box Trailer.   This will help us to move our sailing kit quickly and easily between venues and therefore help us to reduce our overheads and make sailing more accessible.   This is terrific news!   Many thanks from all at AST to the Foundation.                       
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