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. I was one of the youngest people ever to do the Fastnet and now I race as much as I can on Cote. I’ve even had two job […]