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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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2015 Matric Results – 100% pass for Lawhill Grade 12 boarders!

Our 2016 has started on a high note with the news that all our 2015 Grade 12 Lawhill boarders have passed their 2015 National Senior Certificate Examinations. The best performing Lawhill student (with the highest average percentage of 84% for all subjects) was Lungelo Mkhize, followed by Bradley Felix (82% average) and Apiwe Malinga. Bradley Felix achieved […]

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Marine Inspirations – All about the October trip!

‘ Marine Inspirations’ voyage of a lifetime boosts young South Africans’ superyacht and maritime career prospects Four young South African sailors from less-advantaged backgrounds arrived in Ibiza Town last Wednesday (7 October) on board the 24-metre classic schooner, Aloha-J of Cariba, after a 70 nautical-mile passage from Palma de Mallorca. The maritime students have been […]

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Lawhill students selected for third Marine Inspirations opportunity!

Xolani Jali and Mfundo Joseph, two Grade 12 maritime students from Simon’s Town School’s Lawhill Maritime Centre, have been selected to spend their October school break participating in an international sailing regatta in Ibiza, Spain. The trip in October 2015 will be the third time Lawhill students have been selected to participate in the Marine […]

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