RORC – Talking and sailing!

Our teams on ‘Cote’ and ‘Ziggy’ are enjoying serious racing in the IRC National Championships this weekend, organised by RORC. After Friday’s sailing, we were generously hosted by RORC for a wonderful talk. Jon Holt and the students told a packed room about how Greig City Academy came to be the first state school to […]

Youth team make it to nationals

With massive support from coaches, sponsors and the Richmond family the lads have made it to the start of the Youth Nationals. Congratulations on getting here after months of hard training!

Are you our new Project Manager?

We are looking for a lively and organised project manager to help take the Scaramouche Sailing Trust to the next level. Can you help us get more organised for the long term: bringing in more funds and making the benefits of sailing available to more young people? This is a unique opportunity to get involved […]

Cowes Week Charity Raffle

The sponsors of Cowes Week have come together and donated some amazing prizes to help raise funds throughout the Cowes Week 2021. On Thursday 5th August, a raffle prize draw will take place during the official daily prizegiving. The combined value of the prizes is over an incredible £1000. For as little as £1 you […]

Busy times July 2021

The Scaramouche Sailing Trust is delighted to see so many sailors from Greig City Academy getting out on the water this season. Here’s a snap shot of July as we build up to Cowes Week 2021 – did we mentioned we are the Official Charity! Year 8 girls and boys have been out on 2-day […]

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 […]