YJA MS Amlin ‘International Sailor of the Decade’ winner announced

In a year that truly needs good news stories, the winner of the YJA MS Amlin ‘International Sailor of the Decade’ Award has been announced as Jon Holt, founder of the Scaramouche Sailing Trust. The aim of the YJA MS Amlin ‘International Sailor of the Decade’ is to recognise the achievements of those who have […]

Sailing into September

Simply getting out on the water was one element of our project we thought we had overcome when we purchased Scaramouche. Yet 2020, put a stop to that, for a few months at least and going sailing has become a major logistical challenge for the Scaramouche Sailing Trust. We thrive on a challenge. When in […]

Hard work starts to pay off in JOG the Great Escape

It was weekend number two of back to back races for Riot and Eros of the Scaramouche Sailing Trust. This was a new week, a different race, tweaks had been carried out on the boats and the crews, same as the Lonely Tower, had been out practising. What would the Great Escape bring, as the […]

JOG Lonely Tower Race Report

With 24 hrs to go to the start of the JOG Lonely Tower Race the two entries from the Scaramouche Sailing Trust Eros and Riot, were at two completely different spectrums of being race ready. Riot was ready, and the young crew skippered by 15-year-old Jaydon had been out training with the Kai (14) and […]

Time Over Distance Vol.12 with Royal Ocean Racing Club

For the 12th edition of the RORC Time Over Distance Series we will be revealing the awe-inspiring work of the Scaramouche Sailing Trust. The Greig City Academy in North London started the sailing project in 2016 and since then, hundreds of inner-city kids, as young as 13, have fallen in love with sailing. A select […]

New opportunities and diversity in the sailing world

The Scaramouche Sailing Trust was set up to enable students from inner city London to thrive through sailing. It is also bringing more diversity into the sailing world. The charity rarely talks about the background of the students, many of whom are from BAME backgrounds. “We are providing opportunities that these inner-city students wouldn’t otherwise […]

When We Can We Will.

At the Scaramouche Sailing Trust, we utilise sailing to build resilience, confidence, and a new level of aspiration in our crew. Covid-19 and the ongoing social distancing guidelines have created a few additional hurdles for us. However, anyone who has met our crew will know that this amount of time away from the water has […]

My Life: Making Waves

You can watch the CBBC documentary called My Life: Making Waves which followed our youngest crew member Kai Hockley on our journey to the finish line of the Rolex Fastnet Race 2019. Our story on the race told our way. Available until 7th May 2020 – watch us here

Scaramouche Sailing Trust welcomes DUAL Group as new partner

The Scaramouche Sailing Trust is delighted to announce a new partnership with the DUAL Group. “It is great to partner with DUAL, and wholeheartedly we thank them for their support” comments Jon Holt, founder of the Scaramouche Sailing Trust. “Darren Doherty, Commercial Director and Vice Chairman at DUAL has been an avid supporter of our […]

Cowes Week announces Greig City Academy as Official Charity 2020

Cowes Week Limited is delighted to announce that the Official Charity for the 2020 edition of the regatta will be Greig City Academy’s, Scaramouche Sailing Trust. This six year old school sailing club, which became a charity last year, is an amazing initiative which gets young people from North London into the sport which everyone […]

2018 no time for Post Fastnet Blues

Following the success of the Fastnet and being the first comprehensive state school to do so, it was time to start looking ahead to the next goal, of back-to-back Fastnet campaigns. A new crew, a mentally tougher and stronger crew who had started sailing from an earlier age were keen to prove they too could […]