Kai is a real trail blazer of ours. He was shortlisted for 2022 young sailor of the year. In 2019 he was the youngest ever competitor in the Fastnet Race at the age of 13. He has sailed over 3000 miles offshore in RORC races but really made his name in Lasers. Kai has raced […]

From the beginning

Sailing hasn’t always been a sport for inner-city state schools like the Greig City Academy (GCA). But they’ve shown it can be accessible to everyone, with amazing results The Greig City Sailing Academy Sailing Programme was kick started in 2014. Jon Holt, GCA’s Head of Outdoor Education, was driving students down from North London to […]


Before I did sailing, I was shy and just a normal student. After I started sailing things have been anything other than ordinary. To be honest, I didn’t expect to go to university. But now I’ve raced across the Atlantic, and I’ve competed in Etchells & Dragons. I’m finishing a degree in Design Engineering. With […]


“I was going nowhere with school. But when I started sailing, I saw the point of learning. Since then, I’ve achieved more than most people I know. Jaydon has a diagnosis of ADHD and struggled with both primary school and in the main school. He started sailing at the age of 11 and took part […]

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