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25 June, 2024

Podium finish and milestones for GCA

Saturday 22nd and Sunday 23rd June saw 16 Etchells including GCA on Palavar take to the Solent for the Red Funnel Regatta. The fifth event of the seri...

6 February, 2024

GCA meet Sir Ben Ainsley and Hannah Mills

The Greig City Academy met Sir Ben Ainsley and Hannah Mills at the Athena Pathway Programme, on the day the squad for the Youth and Puig Women’s Ameri...

25 January, 2024

GCA Sailing Annual Report 2023

With the support of the Scaramouche Sailing Trust, the Greig City Academy students had another action packed and successful season on the water in 202...

19 January, 2024

Winter sailing continues

Despite the extreme temperatures at the moment, the sailing continues unabated for the GCA students. With extra thermal layers and as much determinati...

18 January, 2024

Jaydon qualifies as an RYA Yachtmaster

Everyone at the GCA and the Scaramouche Sailing Trust are thrilled that Jaydon Owusu recently passed his Yachtmaster practical exam. This achievement...

4 July, 2023

Round The Island Race – 2023

Greig City Academy fielded two crews for the internationally famous Round the Island Race on 1st July. One of them struck gold… three times over...

29 March, 2023

Spring Sailing: from Hackney to Miami

Our students are getting started on the busy season ahead, with everything from world championships to getting started on the local reservoir. While t...

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25 March, 2023

Thank you!

You helped us raise an incredible £62,000 by the end of February. We’re thrilled and incredibly grateful to each and every donor. As a result, our fla...

21 January, 2023

Newsletter – January 2023

We’re off to a flying start in 2023: Half way to our appeal target Etchells in Miami Hitting the airwaves Kai Hockley nominated for Young Sailor...

4 December, 2022

GCA Sailing Annual Report 2022

The Greig City Academy students had another packed and successful season on the water in 2022. This new Annual Report for the year outlines their amaz...

2 December, 2022

Amazing opportunity to sponsor Scaramouche

We’re looking for a new headline sponsor for our iconic flagship 45ft racing yacht, Scaramouche. We’re extremely grateful to our previous sponsors for...

1 September, 2022

August: Dartmouth Week

Our students are having an impressive time at Dartmouth Week. Jaydon Owusu & Chris Frederick are representing well on Chameleon, with Jamal Ganiyu...

26 July, 2022

Official Cowes Week Charity 2022

The Scaramouche Sailing Trust is delighted to be the Official Charity for Cowes Week 2022. We’ve had another incredible year and shown what we can do....

22 July, 2022

Wonderful support from the RYA

We are thrilled to have been awarded £9,550 from the Sport England and RYA Together Fund. These crucial funds will help: The crew of ‘Cote...

26 June, 2022

Triple Win in Round The Island Race

Greig City Academy’s crew on Cote sailed away from Saturday’s iconic Round the Island Race with an amazing three trophies. With a corrected time of 6h...

11 June, 2022

RORC – Talking and sailing!

Our teams on ‘Cote’ and ‘Ziggy’ are enjoying serious racing in the IRC National Championships this weekend, organised by RORC....

18 May, 2022

Join our team

The Scaramouche Sailing Trust is looking for two or three new trustees. Play an active role in raising funds for Greig City Academy’s sailing programm...

15 May, 2022

Riot wins Christchurch Bay race!

A great result for the young crew of Riot, winning the Island Sailing Club Christchurch Bay Race. Cote took 4th place, giving us 2 boats in the top 4!...

11 April, 2022

Thank you from the girls

Thank you Ocean Youth Trust South for a great experience for our girls again – before they move on to the Etchells season opener...

11 April, 2022

Fantastic Support

It’s humbling and an honour to hear from Colette Richmond that our work will be the charity supported by Sam Richmond. Words cannot express how amazin...

11 April, 2022

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 gett...

28 July, 2021

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 Augu...

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19 July, 2021

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 sh...

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15 July, 2021

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 du...

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9 April, 2021

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 permit...

2 February, 2021

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 Yachtsand...

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22 December, 2020

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...

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28 September, 2020

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,...

15 July, 2020

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 d...

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1 June, 2020

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 ongo...

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8 April, 2020

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...

2 January, 2020

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...

1 January, 2020

2017 our first Fastnet Year

2017, was a landmark year for the Scaramouche project, it would be the year Scaramocuhe and the young crew from Grieg City Academy would take to the s...

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