Tribute to Captain Bill Damerell

BY BRIAN INGPEN.   THIS ARTICLE APPEARED IN THE CAPE TIMES ON 26 JULY 2017 “My mother told my father that I had taken girls to bioscope,” Captain Bill Damerell told me during one of my visits to this amazing old salt who passed away last week. “The following Saturday, my father told me to […]

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Newsletter – Term 2 highlights – 2017

LAWHILL News – Term 2 2017 Please click on the link above for a recap of the exciting happenings at the STS Lawhill Maritime Centre during Term 2, 2017!  These include the launch of our very own yacht, the many visits and ‘beyond the classroom’ experiences which enrich our students education – and more!

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Return to Lawhill – Shuttle bus details – Term 3

Transfers -june and july2017 Dear Lawhill ‘Amaboarders’. We are looking forward to having you back at Lawhill on Sunday 23 July for another busy term. Please make sure you have your bus ticket and your ID book/birth certificate with you when boarding the bus – and be sure to give yourself sufficient time to get to […]

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APPLY TO STUDY WITH US – GRADE 9s only for Gr 10 in 2018

Interested in applying for our maritime studies programme and staying at the Lawhill boarding house? Applications are open to those studying Grade 9 in 2017 to apply to stay and study with us.   Please download both these forms, complete them IN FULL and post them via registered mail before the closing date (end of August) in […]

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Daily report – Marine Inspirations – June 2017

  MARINE INSPIRATIONS REPORT – JUNE 2017 – BY CAPTAIN PHIL WADE  Tuesday  20th June 2017 At 10.00 hours we reported to the massive sailing yacht “Aquijo” docked in STP repair yard. This is an amazing sailing yacht, 86 meters long, displacing 1,700 tons and the two mast stretching 96 meters into the sky, more […]

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NEWS: YACHT DONATION A BOOST TO MARITIME EDUCATION

    (Cape Town, South Africa): Maritime education at Simon’s Town School’s Lawhill Maritime Centre  (www.lawhill.org) has been given a boost with the donation of a 26 foot yacht to be used for practical sail and navigation training. The yacht is a donation from the international maritime mentoring programme, Marine Inspirations (www.marineinspirations.org) and yacht sponsor, […]

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LAWHILL NEWSLETTER – TERM 1 – 2017

Anything but junk … Opening new, world-first educational facilities, competing in our first duathlon (and winning the school’s challenge), celebrating academic excellence – read about all this and more in the TERM 1, 2017 newsletter of the Simon’s Town School’s Lawhill Maritime Centre! Click here .. Lawhill Term 1 -2017 -NL

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WORLD FIRST FOR LAWHILL!

SIMON’S TOWN School’s Lawhill Maritime Centre  has officially opened its new education and boarding facilities which include a ‘world-first’ electronic navigation classroom for secondary school students, a Marine Sciences classroom, a Ships Library and Resource Centre, and additional accommodation. The additional facilities – which were funded by the TK Foundation – were opened by Premier […]

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