Back our Boat in the Great Optimist Race – 20 Oct 19

We are delighted and honoured to have been chosen by Abromowitz Sharp & Associates International Yacht Brokers (AS&A) as their beneficiary of funds raised in #TheGreatOptimistRace on Sunday 20 October!  The event forms part of the International Boat Show. You can back the ASA/STS Lawhill @littleoptimist boat and help us fundraise by donating/clicking on the link below: […]

Marine Inspirations – June 2019 – Daily Reports

Thank you to the Marine Inspirations team – Captain Phil Wade, Captain Anthony Just and Terry Clark – for the daily reports on the June 2019 edition of Marine Inspirations. Our maritime students are having an incredible learning experience – read all about in the reports below. Our sincere thanks to Anne, Law and Emma […]

Lawhill Quarterly Report/Newsletter – Jan – March 2019

Click on the link below for our Term 1 – 2019 news!  Highlights include our excellent Gr12 results for 2018,  the launch of a new Lawhill video (view it on our YouTube channel on, an update on the Marine Sciences pilot and our rowing, sailing and cycling programme news.  Please take a moment to read about these […]

Marine Inspirations Turkey – Thabiso Rantsho Speech

Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow-mindedness, and so many of our people need it sorely on these accounts. Broad wholesome, charitable views of men and things cannot be acquired by vegetating in one little corner of the earth all one’s lifetime.- Mark Twain So true is this statement. Good evening all, my name […]

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 […]

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 […]