June 9, 2020

New opportunities and diversity in the sailing world

The Scaramouche Sailing Trust was set up to enable students from inner-city London to thrive through sailing. It is also bringing more diversity into the sailing world. The charity rarely talks about the background of the students, many of whom are from BAME backgrounds. “We are providing opportunities that these inner-city students wouldn’t otherwise get,” […]

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June 4, 2020

When we can, we will.

On the water activities for the Scaramouche Sailing Trust are currently on hold, but the learning, boat maintenance and shoreside coaching continues. Sailing is used by the Trust to build resilience, confidence, and a new level of aspiration in the students. Current restrictions imposed by COVID-19 add additional barriers, yet stopping all activities is not […]

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May 6, 2020

Scaramouche Sailing Trust Appoints Trustees

The Scaramouche Sailing Trust is pleased to announce the appointment of the new board of Trustees: Alex Jacobs, Allie Smith, Andrew Pindar and Damilola Ajaboona. The new Trustees will bring a wealth of knowledge and support to take the charity to the next level and transform more lives through sailing. Since 2014 Jon Holt, Head […]

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April 6, 2020

Scaramouche Sailing Trust welcomes DUAL Group as new partner

The Scaramouche Sailing Trust is delighted to announce a new partnership with the DUAL Group. “It is great to partner with DUAL, and wholeheartedly we thank them for their support” comments Jon Holt, founder of the Scaramouche Sailing Trust. “Darren Doherty, Commercial Director and Vice Chairman at DUAL has been an avid supporter of our […]

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September 13, 2018

Scaramouche Sailing Project at Southampton Boat Show

Scaramouche, the yacht which most recently sailed to fame with Greig City Academy during the Rolex Fastnet Race 2017 will be at The Yacht Market Southampton Boat Show from Friday 14th through to Saturday 23rd September. Their accolades speak for themselves with Montel Fagan-Jordan first helmsman during the Rolex Fastnet Race winning the YJA Young […]

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January 10, 2018

Montel Fagan-Jordan wins YJA Young Sailor of the Year

Montel Fagan-Jordan from Greig City Academy in Haringey London has won the prestigious YJA Young Sailor of the Award. Montel was team captain and main helmsman onboard 45ft German Frers designed Scaramouche for the Rolex Fastnet Race 2017. Leading a crew of eight students, under the watchful eye of two Yachtmasters and his two teachers […]

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January 18, 2017

Project Scaramouche – Meet the Crew

Do you ever look in the mirror and think how fortunate you are, fortunate simply because of the opportunities you have had in life, opportunities you haven’t necessarily worked for but ones that have been handed to you? Time to be honest now. Have you had doors opened for you because of the opportunities which […]

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