News from Roseland Youth Sailing Trust

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.

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London International Shipping Week 2021

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.  

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News from the Sutton Hoo Ship’s Company

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 […]

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Death of His Royal Highness The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, a former Permanent Master and Past Prime Warden

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 […]

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New ‘Association of Apprentices’ group

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.

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Change of name: The Children’s Sailing Trust

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 […]

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Review of Sea View Yacht Club Schools’ Sailing 2020

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_

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Shipwrights’ Donation to National Coastwatch, Southend

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 – […]

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Seas Your Future. News from Adventure Under Sail

Last week Adventure Under Sail announced a new brand, “Seas Your Future” which is accompanied by and a new website and social media presence.  In July 2020 Adventure Under Sail agreed a 5-year development plan and decided that the brand needed a refresh to capture the passion they have for the work they do with […]

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