A voyage on board Prolific is a fantastic opportunity to learn new skills, face new challenges, overcome fears and achieve things you didn’t think you would be able to do. There are plenty of examples of people who have used their experience of a voyage with the Ocean Youth Trust as part of a successful college, university or job application.
Completing a voyage demonstrates that there might be more to you than someone who just sits at home, playing computer games and watching TV.
Even if you are a high achiever with a long list of exam passes or successes in other fields, a voyage adds an extra dimension to your record.
Here are just a few of the experiences from a voyage which can be relevant in other areas of your life:
Everyone who plays their part in a voyage gets a Voyage Certificate from Ocean Youth Trust South, which details what you did, where the boat went, and how many miles you sailed during your voyage.
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