Finishing the Dream: Wetwheels Launch – Mon 13 May 2024

Finishing the Dream.  Liveryman Mr Geoff Holt MBE DL is circumnavigating Great Britain to ‘finish his dream of providing a network of fully accessible, barrier-free boats which will provide the opportunity for all disabled people to access the UK’s beautiful coastal waters.  Geoff began his challenge on Monday 13 May 2024 when he was waved […]

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Navigate – News from London Nautical School

The latest copy of Navigate, the London Nautical School magazine is at the following link and contains a round up of the school’s activities during the spring term which included trips to Mumbai and Auschwitz.   The magazine also includes updates on the School’s Sea Cadets, the Jack Petchey Speak Out Challenge, the Year 9 Nautical […]

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Abrams Travel Bursary – Thanks from a very grateful student

Eleanor Margetts, a student of Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering at the University of Strathclyde, was the recipient of an ‘Abrams Travel Bursary’ from the Shipwrights’ Company which enabled her to get to Paris to attend the JEC World Composites Show.  The Abrams Travel Bursary is specifically to enable students from Strathclyde to take up […]

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Youth Adventure Trust – Thanks

The Company supported Youth Adventure Trust with a grant of £2,200 in February 2024 and has received the following message of thanks: Please pass on our heartfelt thanks to everyone at the Worshipful Company of Shipwrights for their kind grant of £2,200 to help support disadvantaged young people from Wiltshire and Swindon attending the YAT […]

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Fulham Reach Boat Club – Community Club of the Year

The Shipwrights’ Company was delighted to receive the following message from Fulham Reach Boat Club to whom we send our congratulations: Dear FRBC Supporter We are absolutely delighted to share the news that Fulham Reach Boat Club has won the Community Club of the Year at the Community Sport and Recreation Awards!! Adam Freeman-Pask, CEO, […]

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Report from Portsmouth Sail Training Trust

The folowing message and attached Impact Report have been received from the Portsmouth Sail Training Trust (PSTT). “Thank you for supporting the work of Portsmouth Sail Training Trust (PSTT).  Your support enables young people to get out on the water and gain experiences and qualifications which have a positive impact on their lives and future […]

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Update and Thanks from the Cirdan Sailing Trust

Last year the Education and Charity Committee awarded £2,000 to the Cirdan Sailing Trust.  Ed Humphries, the Chief Executive has sent the following letter and progress reports: “On behalf of The Cirdan Sailing Trust, I would like to express my sincere thanks and appreciation to the Worshipful Company of Shipwrights for the support of our […]

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Thanks from Ocean Youth Trust Scotland

The Shipwrights’ Company makes a series of donations to organisations that deliver offshore sail training and water-based activities that assist the personal development of young people.  Recipients include the Tall Ships Youth Trust, UKSA and Ocean Youth Trust Scotland, to whom the Educaton and Charity Committee awarded £5,000.  Sian McCluskey, the Fundraising and Communications Officer […]

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London Nautical School visit to CUTTY SARK

  The Shipwrights’ Company supports the London Nautical School with an annual grant and by permanently providing a link Governor, with many other Shipwrights holding or having held School Governors’ posts. Some years ago the Company’s Ark Appeal funded the establishment of nautical studies in the curriculum and the post of a maritime studies teacher, […]

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