Shipwrights’ Apprentice Lectures – 20 October 2021. Press Release 03

The 2021 Annual Shipwrights’ Apprentice Lectures will take place at 2pm on Wednesday 20 October 2021 and at an exciting new venue – the MAST Studios in Southampton City Centre.  The latest Press Release can be found here.

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Stars and Spokes Update

The primary aim of Stars and Spokes is to raise funds and awareness for mental health in the Royal Navy and Royal Marines, in conjunction with the Royal Navy and Royal Marines Charity (RNRMC).  Founded in 2007, it is the principal charity of the Royal Navy and Royal Marines, and exists to support sailors, marines […]

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Latest Shipwrights Apprenticeship grant to DDZ Marine, Largs, Ayrshire.

We are delighted to award a Shipwrights apprenticeship scheme grant to DDZ Marine Ltd, Largs, Ayrshire in support of apprentice Craig Johnstone for academic year 2021-22! We sponsor marine apprentices, helping to develop vital shipwright skills – both traditional and modern.

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Boatbuilding Academy News

Lyme Regis Boat Building Academy has launched a Newsletter directed at friends of BBA which can be read here.   In October 2020 the Shipwrights’ Company donated £5000 to assist with the rebuild of the mezzanine and conversion work described in the Newsletter.

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Shipwrights’ Apprentice Lectures 2021 – Press Release 02

The 2021 Annual Shipwrights’ Apprentice Lectures will take place at 2pm on Wednesday 20 October 2021 and at an exciting new venue – the MAST Studios in Southampton City Centre.  The latest Press Release can be found here..

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Newsflash from Roseland Youth Sailing Trust

NEWS FLASH: OUR 1000TH NEW SAILOR TAKES TO THE WATER! Click on the link:  RYST NEWSFLASH – OUR 1000TH NEW SAILOR I’m delighted to announce an important milestone in the growth of the Trust that we reached this week with your support. At Polkerris Beach on Thursday 16th September, nine-year-old Tyler from Foxhole (pictured) became our […]

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News from Sailing Tectona CIC

I wanted to let you know that we’ve spent the funding awarded to us by the Shipwrights’ Company earlier this year and it has made such a difference.  We used part of the money to sand, varnish and rig the masts that we’ve now stepped into new robust mast steps in our large vessel Tectona. […]

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Queens Silver Medal 2021

Yesterday the Prime Warden of the Worshipful Company of Shipwrights, Mr. Richard Close-Smith, headed a Company visit to The Queen’s Silver Medal Competition on Kielder Water where he met the 18 selected apprentices on the 2020 course.  The apprentices were quite clearly working hard but were enjoying the challenges and were a most impressive group […]

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The 2021 Annual Shipwrights’ Lectures Wednesday 20 October at MAST Studios Southampton

After the enforced break in 2020 the Shipwrights’ Lectures Team are pleased to announce that this year’s Annual Shipwrights’ Lectures will be going ahead on Wednesday October 20th and at an exciting new venue – the MAST Studios in Southampton City Centre. https://www.mayflowerstudios.org.uk/ The general format will follow previous years and there is a full […]

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