Opening of Port Edgar Boat Station – Thank you from the Sea Cadets

The Company received the following message from Martin Coles CBE, Chief Executive of MSSC. The opening of Port Edgar Boat Station on 1 April was a tremendous success, which we hope those able to attend would agree with. It is the latest of our residential boat stations to come into service and it will support […]

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Wind, Tide and Oar

The Worshipful Company of Shipwrights wishes Rose Ravetz and Huw Wahl every success with their exciting project ‘Wind, Tide and Oar’ which has just launched and will explore the artistry of engineless sailing and traditional maritime skills using the medium of 16mm film.  The Crowdfunder campaign for the ‘Wind, Tide & Oar’ film project, which […]

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2022 Annual Shipwrights’ Lectures – 19 October

2022 Annual Shipwrights’ Lectures – 19 October The 2022 Annual Shipwrights’ Lectures will be held on Wednesday October 19th at the MAST Mayflower Studios, Southampton 2021 saw the Lectures move to their new venue in Southampton City Centre. Despite a reduced post Covid attendance the very favourable feedback indicated the event to be widely regarded […]

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Installation of Ms Laura Bugden as Prime Warden – 13 April 2022

History was made at the Installation Court this evening when Ms Laura Bugden was installed as Prime Warden, the first female to hold the appointment in the history of the Shipwrights’ Company.  Very many congratulations! As he handed over the reins the Immediate Past Prime Warden wished her every success voicing his conviction that she […]

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Visit to the City of London Sea Cadets – Tuesday 5 April 2022

The Prime Warden, Mr Richard Close-Smith TD, and the Clerk visited the City of London Sea Cadet Corps on HMS BELFAST on Tuesday 5 April 2022.  The unit is extremely fortunate to have such a prestigious address as a result of an historic arrangement between the Imperial War Museum and the Marine Society and Sea […]

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Shipwrights’ Ski Team donation to Snow Camp

Following the cancellation of the Inter-Livery Skiing Competition the Shipwrights’ Company Ski Team donated their refunded fees to ‘Not the ILSC Fundraising Challenge’ which has raised over £1,500 for the Snow Camp charity.  Snow Camp offers disadvantaged children the chance to learn to ski and snowboard.  The Company has received the following message from Switch […]

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Boatbuilder apprentice Tom Lewis making solid progress…

Meet Tom Lewis, one of our sponsored Boatbuilder apprentices for 2021-22 who is employed at Peninsula Marine Services in Plymouth. Tom joined the company last summer and since formally starting his apprenticeship in September 2021 has impressed everyone at the company, and is developing a good range of skills. He attends South Devon College on […]

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Apprentice Theo Aers at the leading edge of automation technology at Servowatch in Essex.

Meet Theo Aers, marine engineering technician apprentice, one of our sponsored apprentices for 2021-22, employed at Servowatch in Essex. Servowatch is a leading marine automation and ship solutions provider. Theo is undertaking the Engineering Technician Level 3 apprenticeship and is enrolled at the Colchester Institute for the off the job training. Theo has recently sent […]

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Apprentice Ben Hodder excelling at Honnor Marine, in Dorset.

Ben Hodder, an outstanding Boatbuilder in the making, employed at Honnor Marine in Swanage, Dorset, has sent us his end of sponsored  year report. Ben, who started at Honnor Marine back in 2021, has made great strides since formally commencing his apprenticeship a year ago. He is enrolled with Bournemouth & Poole College who are […]

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