Meet our 9 SAMSA-qualified Day Skippers

Nine maritime students – three females and six males – from the Lawhill Maritime Centre at Simon’s Town School have become the school’s first students to qualify as SAMSA-accredited E-Class Day Skippers. This industry-recognised, national qualification gives Siphosethu Libalele (Gr 12), Afikamathemba Mbaso (Gr 11), Nqobile Kuzwayo (Gr 12), Anele May (Gr 12), Juvandre Williams […]

2022-Term 1 Newsletter – Applications and Achievements

Applications to join our Gr10-Gr12 Maritime Studies programme are now open to all South African students in Gr9. Please note qualifying criteria. We are looking for high achievers and youth with an interest in maritime. More details in our January to March 2022 newsletter on the link below….  

Presidential Honour for Mr Brian Ingpen

In November 2021, Mr Brian Ingpen – the driving force behind our maritime programme and a man who has made a significant and positive impact on many young lives – received the National Order of the Baobab Silver Award from President Cyril Ramaphosa for his contribution to education. More than two decades ago, Mr Ingpen […]

WIN: 3 HR Sunset cruise worth R38500 – limited tickets

WIN A 3 HOUR SUNSET CRUISE FOR UP TO 10 PEOPLE ABOARD THE LUXURY 60ft PRINCESS MOTOR YACHT OCEAN PRINCESS. All you need do is purchase a ticket for R500.  Please note there are only 60 tickets available and even if you don’t win, you will be supporting a most worthwhile cause – maritime education. Click […]

WANTED: A new Hostel Parent

Our current, very special hostel parents, Mr and Mrs Visser, will retire at the end of December 2021 after 18 years of dedicated and loyal service to our Maritime Studies programme and the Lawhill Maritime Centre. We’re looking for that special someone who would, amongst others, be committed to providing high quality, pastoral care to the young people […]