Shipwrights News | Posted on May 7, 2021 at 11:57 am by Chris Morgan-Matthews
In October 2020 the education and Charity committee awarded £1,000 to Roseland Youth Sail Training Trust to give 20 children the opportunity to receive 6 sailing lessons each. Many of these children suffer from multiple deprivation and would not normally have the opportunity to sail. The Trust’s spring newsletter can be found here.
Shipwrights News | Posted on April 29, 2021 at 2:55 pm by Chris Morgan-Matthews
The Shipwrights’ Company is proud to be onboard as a Supporting Organisation for London International Shipping Week 2021 from 13 – 17 September 2021. Details of this must-attend event can be found here.
Shipwrights News | Posted on April 14, 2021 at 9:49 am by Office Admin
The Shipwrights’ Company has periodically given some financial assistance to the Sutton Hoo Ship’s Company who very generously hosted a party of Shipwrights’ to a fascinating and exciting visit to Woodbridge in 2017 shortly after the project began. The Ship’s Company’s website states: The Ship’s Company was formed in 2016 with the sole purpose of creating […]
Death of His Royal Highness The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, a former Permanent Master and Past Prime Warden
Shipwrights News | Posted on April 9, 2021 at 5:01 pm by Office Admin
The Shipwrights’ Company is deeply saddened by the death of its former Permanent Master and Past Prime Warden, His Royal Highness The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh. His Royal Highness was elected to the Court in 1954, served as Prime Warden from 1954-55 and became the Company’s second Permanent Master after King George VI, a […]
Apprenticeship Scheme | Shipwrights News | Posted on April 8, 2021 at 4:28 pm by Office Admin
There is a new Association of Apprentices, led by apprentices for apprentices, established to offer a range of support to apprentices and to help them to network. Membership is currently free. Details here.
Apprenticeship Scheme | Company | Posted on at 4:26 pm by Office Admin
The Minimum Wage for apprentices went up to £4.30ph from 1 April. The rate applies to apprentices across the UK who are under 19 or over 19 and in the first year of their apprenticeship. Details here. Research conducted by the Maritime Skills Alliance shows that most employers in the marine sector pay at least […]
Shipwrights News | Posted on March 23, 2021 at 4:51 pm by Office Admin
The Helford River Children’s Sailing Trust was founded in 1997 by John Green with the objective of offering as many children as possible the opportunity of learnng to sail. In the intervening twenty four years the charity has grown and developed and is about to start operating from two separate locations so the trustees have […]
Shipwrights News | Posted on March 22, 2021 at 9:07 pm by Office Admin
Kate Broxham, the Vice Commodore of Sea View Yacht Club Ssent the following review of the club’s schools’ sailing programme 2020. Review of Seaview Schools Sailing 2020 March 21_
Company | Shipwrights News | Posted on March 15, 2021 at 1:56 pm by Office Admin
In November 2019 the Education and Charity Committee agreed to grant of £,1000 towards National Coastwatch, Southend’s new Watchstation Premises Project at Shoebury East Beach near Southend. National Coastwatch, Southend is now pleased to report that the project was successfully completed by end-October 2020 despite the setbacks of the pandemic and associated funding issues – […]