Tiree Maritime Trust is a registered charity based on the Isle of Tiree. It was founded in 2005 and its main aims are:
“(1) To advance education, training and pass on skills in traditional boat building and boat maintenance,
(2) To encourage the preservation of the traditional wooden working boats of Tiree and the maritime heritage that surrounds them,
(3) To encourage local interest in the maritime heritage of Tiree as a recreational activity in the interest of social welfare”
The Song of the Sea project was a Tiree Maritime Trust project supported by the Heritage Lottery Fund.A group of young people worked with Jack Lockhart to research Tiree’s maritime heritage at An Iodlhann, record interviews and document events throughout the year. The young people also worked with Jamie MacDonald to write a new piece of music for the film.
The film was an opportunity for the group to learn more about their own heritage, collect stories and learn new skills in the process.
As a mark of respect following the tragic death of 8 year old Kayla MacDonald Tiree Maritime Trust have cancelled the Tiree Annual Regatta that was scheduled for Saturday 29th of July. Our thoughts are very much with all the family and friends of Kayla at this extremely sad and difficult time.
Tiree Annual Regatta Saturday 29th July 2017
(In front of the Lodge Hotel) Everyone Welcome
Dinghy Race (1pm)
Lug Boat Race (3pm)
All sailing boats must pre-register:
contact Sandy 220829, Jo 220570 or email Shore Events Including
Sand Castle Competition
Come along and join the fun.
Events and timings are weather dependent and may be subject to change.
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