We help young people grow in confidence, develop teamwork skills, improve their communication skills and help reach their potential. Having worked with those with learning disabilities, young carers, those in care, those at risk of being homeless, those who have dropped out of the education system as well as those who want to put something on their CV we have had an amazing impact.

And, for adults jump aboard on one of our adult trips, be it a coastal cruise, delivery or mile builder trip which helps fund raise for the predominantly volunteer run charity.

Saving Outdoor Education

Young people sailing and waving onboard Challenge Wales Tall Ship

Playing a part post-COVID

Outdoor education has never been so important and plays a vital part in the COVID recovery plan. We’ve independently evidenced the life-changing impact, but has the outdoor sector been forgotten?

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Donate some time

Without volunteers we wouldn’t be able to deliver our services to young people. We have a team of super-duper volunteers who donate their time. Could that be you?

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Schools | Young People

Adventure | Discovery | Learning

Aged 12 – 25 years? Sail on a personal development journey and take the classroom outdoors. Suitable for groups and individuals. Accredited voyages, DofE, Marine-themed science, Ocean Literacy and more. This is Youth Work at Sea!

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Donate & Fundraise

Every penny counts

Could you take part in a sponsored event, could you provide a regular donation or make your online shopping help young people? Maybe your workplace could get involved?

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Our Latest Adventures, News and Updates

Run For Us In The Virtual London Marathon

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Are you ready to take on the virtual Virgin Money London Marathon for #TeamChallengeWales and by doing so support more young ...

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It’s a big THANK YOU to our amazing volunteers

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The first week of June is Volunteers’ Week enabling us to say a big thank you to all those who help ...

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World Sailing Global Women’s Sailing Festival Features Challenge Wales Trustee

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The #SteeringThe Course festival is focussing on inspirational women participating in sailing, whether it is on the water, or off, but ...

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