Term 4 has ended on a high note with the news that Lawhill’s Grade 10 and 11 boarders have achieved a 100% pass and 9 of the top 10 positions in their grade at Simon’s Town School.* Click on the newsletter link below to read more about the many Lawhill highlights of Term 4, which include visits by […]
‘ 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 […]
Another busy term has passed – read all about our Term 3 activities by downloading our latest newsletter – see the link below! Newsletter – term 3 2015-fin. Thank you once again for your support! THE LAWHILL TEAM
Click on the link for the diary of Archie Leeu and Thami Hoza’s trip to Spain as part of the Marine Inspirations youth mentoring programme! The Diary of Thami and Archie – Mallorca June 2015 Our thanks once again to Captains Wade and Just and everyone who helped make this trip possible!
Less than 10 years after leaving school, 28 year-old Musa Mbakaza has become the Lawhill Maritime Centre’s fourth former student to obtain his internationally-recognised Master’s Certificate of Competency (Unlimited), the qualification which permits him to command a ship of any size. Mbakaza is currently serving as Chief Officer on board Safmarine containerships within the A.P […]
Two young South African maritime students from the Lawhill Maritime Centre have been selected to participate in an international ‘Marine Inspirations’ programme (www.marineinspirations.org) taking place in Mallorca, Spain, in June. This is a follow-on initiative from the very successful programme of October last year, when the first two South African students were invited by ‘Marine Inspirations’ to […]
This article in The Times (dated Friday, May 15, 2015, page 10) caught our attention. Lawhill is understandably proud to have provided, for the past 20 years, grade 10 – 12 students with maritime-related knowledge and skills while they are still at school!
The Lawhill Maritime Centre wishes to congratulate Captain Nicholas (Nick) Sloane on the international recognition he has received for his outstanding achievements associated with the refloating of the cruise ship, Costa Concordia, described as the largest salvage operation ever. The recognitions include: – The Cavaliere del Lavoro della Repubblica Italiana, an Italian order of knighthood. – The Deutscher Meerespreis […]
The ‘Tale of Two Ships’ / ‘Meet the Students’ brunch – an initiative of the General Botha Old Boys’ Association Bursary Fund – was held at the Lawhill Maritime Centre on Saturday, 18 April 2015. The event was attended by, amongst others, members of the shipping and maritime community, General Botha Old Boys Association, media […]