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 […]

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 […]

Scaramouche on IRC Records Isle of Wight Record Attempt

Today, 19th May 2021 Christopher Joel-Fredrick, Jaydon Owusu, Jessye Opoke-Ware, Kai Hockley, Tyler Harriott are attempting to be the first boat to set an IRC Record logging a time for circumnavigation of the Isle of Wight. You can follow their progress here – http://yb.tl/scaramoucher2021?fbclid=IwAR1Roj5dhT883KmHK3PUUf-_DM7HQGKdknjQVummSCPQAaThouLee4ckP7M For media enquires please contact Lou Johnson of Box PR – […]

The Greig City Academy Girls & Boys take to the Solent

April saw an exciting start to the 2021 for the Scaramouche Sailing Trust girls as they see their Bolero ‘Poppy’ for the first time in the water. A big part of the programme is teaching the students ownership and responsibility, by them having their ‘own boat’ they learn about boat maintenance and the importance of […]

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 […]