Shipwrights’ Lectures – Speaker Announced

We are delighted to announce that Manley Hopkinson FRGS is to speak at the Annual Shipwrights Lecture on 10 January.

Manley is a renowned adventurer, business leader, inspirational speaker and leadership catalyst. His consultancy, ‘Manley Inspiration’ is highly regarded and works with high performing teams, organisations, business, government and civil institutions globally and makes a great addition to the January Lectures.

The annual lectures are held at the University of Southampton each year and are free to all attendees The Lectures are open to apprentices, young shipwrights and boat builders, students and graduates. The purpose being to inspire and motivate young people engaged in the UK’s £3 billion unique international position in the super yacht, yacht and boat design and building industry.

This year promises to be outstanding and booking should be made on line at and is filling quickly.

Whilst registration may be made on the day, space permitting, if you are planning to come, we suggest you book sooner rather than later.