Official Cowes Week Charity 2021

The Scaramouche Sailing Trust is over the moon to be the Official Charity for Cowes Week 2021. Our young crews will be out competing in the regatta during the day and on shore in the evening, sharing their stories and their life changing experience. Should you see our crews out and about please stop and […]

Join the Scaramouche Sailing Trust’s board

The Scaramouche Sailing Trust needs your help. We are looking for two new Trustees to help raise crucial funds for Greig City Academy (GCA) Sailing Programme and shape the future of the charity. Since 2014, the GCA Sailing Programme has established an extraordinary track record in changing lives through sailing. They have provided opportunities to […]

DUAL partners with Scaramouche Sailing Trust

DUAL today announced a charitable partnership with Scaramouche Sailing Trust, a charitable trust established by Greig City Academy in Tottenham, London. The Trust aims to create life changing opportunities through sailing for children, so far over 500 students have had the opportunity to experience sailing through the programme. Richard Clapham, CEO DUAL Group said: “We’re […]

RIOT set the Benchmark for Round the Island IRCRecord™

Kai Hockley, Christopher Joel-Fredrick, Jaydon Owusu, Jessye Opoke-Ware, and Tyler Harriott are the young crew of the Greig City Academy Intro22 mini-tonner Riot, who have just had their circumnavigation of the Isle of Wight ratified and are the first crew to set an IRCRecord™ for the course. They made their initial attempt on Saturday 15th […]

Greig City Academy Sailing Programme announces plans for 2021

The Greig City Academy Sailing Programme (GCA Sailing) which is funded by the Scaramouche Sailing Trust exists to change the lives of young people through the sport of sailing. To achieve their goals, it’s all about getting young people on the water. During the sequence of lockdowns and lifting of restrictions their more experienced sailors […]

Riot completes their IRC Records Isle of Wight circumnavigation

Congratulations to the crew of Riot from the Greig City Academy for finishing their IRC Round Isle of Wight record attempt. Christopher Joel-Fredrick, Jaydon Owusu, Jessye Opoke-Ware, Kai Hockley and Tyler Harriott set off in their sailing keelboat on the morning of 19 May at approx. 0635 and finishing the same day at 1625. The […]

Scaramouche on IRC Records Isle of Wight Record Attempt

Today, 19th May 2021 Christopher Joel-Fredrick, Jaydon Owusu, Jessye Opoke-Ware, Kai Hockley, Tyler Harriott are attempting to be the first boat to set an IRC Record logging a time for circumnavigation of the Isle of Wight. You can follow their progress here – For media enquires please contact Lou Johnson of Box PR – […]

The Greig City Academy Girls & Boys take to the Solent

April saw an exciting start to the 2021 for the Scaramouche Sailing Trust girls as they see their Bolero ‘Poppy’ for the first time in the water. A big part of the programme is teaching the students ownership and responsibility, by them having their ‘own boat’ they learn about boat maintenance and the importance of […]

Back Racing and Training

Easter Weekend saw the long-awaited return to sailing for the Scaramouche Sailing Trust from Greig City Academy. With overnight stays still not permitted there were several logistical hurdles to overcome, and two day trips from London were made on the 2nd and 4th of April. Taking the first opportunity to get out there was the […]

Scaramouche Sailing Trust / RYA Webinar 1

Watch the first in our series of webinars where Jon Holt joins Hannah Cockle, the RYA OnBoard Operations Officer, and Mark Jardine Editor of to talk more about how the Scaramouche Sailing Trust has worked and more about the RYA Onboard scheme. Greig City Academy students Jaydon Owusu, Tyler Harriett and Kai Hockley, talked about […]

Creating waves in 2020

Here we are, the end of 2020. Our mantra this year has been, ‘when we can, we will’ and as you can imagine our students did. This year has taught us a lot about the sustainability of our project and ourselves. It’s taught us that even when so many factors are against us, our steps […]