Downside Abbey

The Benedictine Monastic Community

Downside School

The Catholic School for pupils 11 - 18

Old Gregorians

The Community for old boys and girls

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We Are Sailing!

Hitherto cadet sailing has been restricted to Toppers on the local lakes but thanks to Richard McNally (R78) and James Wates (R78) they are now the proud possessors of a wonderful new sailing boat, a Laser SB3 which Richard and James used to sail at Cowes week.

Judging by the squeals of delight from pupils whizzing around Torbay this week they have ignited a love of sailing in a whole new generation at Downside.

Thank you to Richard for joining us for the launch at Brixham Harbour, his friend Chris who showed everyone how to sail her and Martin for these fantastic photographs.