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 permitted there were several logistical hurdles to overcome, and two day trips from London were made on the 2nd and 4th of April. Taking the first opportunity to get out there was the […]

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 YachtsandYachting.com to talk more about how the Scaramouche Sailing Trust has worked and more about the RYA Onboard scheme. Greig City Academy students Jaydon Owusu, Tyler Harriett and Kai Hockley, talked about […]

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 lot about the sustainability of our project and ourselves. It’s taught us that even when so many factors are against us, our steps […]

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 […]

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 […]