Shipwrights News | Posted on June 28, 2021 at 9:38 am by Chris Morgan-Matthews
The Shipwrights fielded two teams this year at this very popular and hugely competitive event, which takes place at the Holland & Holland shooting ground. Over 480 Liverymen took part in this year’s competition, which took place over two days at this splendid shooting ground. The weather conditions were excellent, and the organisers coped well […]
Shipwrights News | Posted on June 18, 2021 at 10:23 am by Office Admin
In a closely fought battle a team of six stalwart Shipwrights triumphed over the Ironmongers at Kingswood, Surrey to reclaim the Trophy which will be suitably engraved to properly reflect our renewed glory. The attached photo is of the Ironmongers’ Captain handing the trophy over to the Shipwrights’ Captain. It was a beautiful day in […]
Shipwrights News | Posted on June 2, 2021 at 7:01 am by Office Admin
The Jubilee Sailing Trust (JST) tell us that it’s been another busy month for them and they’ve lots to update us on. “This is the month we can finally set sail once again! It feels so good to be able to look forward to more adventures on board Tenacious and sailing the seas around the […]
Shipwrights News | Posted on June 1, 2021 at 5:45 pm by Chris Morgan-Matthews
Last year the Shipwrights’ Company assisted Portsmouth Sail Training Trust (PSTT) with a grant to help them get young people back out on the water. PSTT reports that it has been a tricky 6 months with the various lockdowns causing them to halt the programme. However, they were able to restart in April and have […]
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.