Charity information

1851 Trust

The 1851 Trust is a dynamic and innovative education charity committed to inspiring young people to become innovators of the future and stewards of the environment as well as introduce them to the sport of sailing.

It is widely recognised that not enough talented young people are choosing careers in science, engineering and technology.

We harness the power of sport to challenge perceptions and to excite young people about the opportunities in Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM).

Founded 2014

  • Mission statement

    The 1851 Trust aims to inspire and engage a new generation through sailing and the marine industry, providing young people with the education, skills and training to become innovators of the future and stewards of the environment.

  • Aims

    1851 Trust aims to:

    • ADVANCING THE AMATEUR SPORT OF SAILING BY DELIVERING AND SUPPORTING PROJECTS WHICH PROVIDE OPPORTUNITIES FOR YOUNG PEOPLE TO PARTICIPATE IN SAILING;
    • ADVANCING EDUCATION IN MARITIME-BASED FIELDS BY SUPPORTING PROJECTS WHICH PROVIDE MARITIME INDUSTRY SPECIFIC SKILLS AND TRAINING OPPORTUNITIES;
    • ADVANCING SCIENCE BY SUPPORTING RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT PROJECTS WITHIN THE MARITIME INDUSTRY;
    • ADVANCING ENVIRONMENTAL IMPROVEMENT BY SUPPORTING PROJECTS WHICH RAISE AWARENESS OF THE NEED FOR SUSTAINABLE OCEANS AND WATERWAYS.
  • Overview

    Established: September 2014

    Registered Charity Number: 1158670

    Board members: 11

    Full time staff: 6

    Part time staff: 4

    Volunteers: 50

    Phone number: 01489587852

    Address: The Camber PO1 2JJ

    View charity accounts on the Charity Commission website