The Portishead Nautical Trust
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Helping disadvantaged young people to realise their full potential

Our aims and objectives

The financial support we have received from the Trust has been invaluable to the continuation of youth work here.

Portishead Youth Centre

The Trust’s donation will enable us to offer more life-changing voyages to disadvantaged / disabled young people from North Somerset and Bristol, which is fantastic!

Tall Ships Youth Trust

With the Trust’s continued help we can go on providing a week of muck and magic to children from across the UK for many years to come.

Farms for City Children

It's humbling to see the smiles, laughter and joy the support of the Trust brings to so many children and their families facing real challenges and hardships.

Circus Starr

Our history

Our history

During the latter half of the 19th Century Henry Fedden, a Bristol philanthropist, raised a fund amongst prominent local citizens and, with the aid of the Royal Navy, acquired the 80 gun Man of War, HMS Formidable...

from Formidable to Trust

Apply for a grant

The Trust encourages applications for small grants and bursaries from suitably qualified sponsors, where such a grant will enable a young person with disability or a deprived background to realise their full potential.

How to apply