Marine Inspirations – Spain – Oct 2018

Lubaqa Ngongoma (Gr 12 student funded by Captains Keith Pletschke and Anne Till) and two General Botha Old Boys Bursary Fund Gr 11 students, Apelele Ntshinka and Thapelo Moletsane, have spent the October 2018 school break in Spain learning all about the superyacht industry- and alot more!.  Our grateful thanks to Captain Anthony Just and […]

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Marine Inspirations – Turkey – Oct 2018

  Click on the links below for daily reports on the Marine Inspirations programme in Turkey, hosted by Captain Phil Wade, pictured far left.  The three Grade 12s participating in this programme are:  Sphamandla Mdlala (TNPA-sponsored student), Lineekela Kandjungu (Namport student) and Thabiso Rantsho (SAMSA student). Day 1 Day 2 Day 3a DAY 4 DAY […]

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Lawhill newsletter – May to August 2018

Here’s the link to our latest news – don’t miss it! LAWHILL – NL- May – Aug18 Highlights in this issue include: Appointment of new ME Educator Focus on Entrepreneurship Meeting the Queen Work Experience initiative Visits and forthcoming events!  

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Lawhill Newsletter – Feb – April18

Another day, another learning opportunity – please download our latest newsletter on the link below to read all our latest news and achievements, which includes celebrating the news of our first female Master Mariner! LAWHILLNL- Feb-April18 ps: if you missed the January 2018 newsletter, please download it on the link below. We are sure you agree […]

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Meet our first female Master Mariner!

Twenty seven year-old Nicole Gouvias has become the first female alumnus of the Simon’s Town School’s Lawhill Maritime Centre to obtain her internationally-recognised Master’s Certificate of Competency (Unlimited), the qualification which permits her to command a ship of any size. Nicole – who dreamt of being a ship’s captain from a young age – is […]

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Tribute to Mr Peter Newall

Port Pourri, a newspaper column by Lawhill’s maritime educator and maritime journalist, Brian Ingpen, appears in the Cape Times  every Wednesday. We republish, with Mr Ingpen’s kind permission, the column he wrote on Peter Newall, a much loved donor and friend of STS Lawhill Maritime Centre, who passed away in March 2018. “Back in 1990, […]

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