Category Archives: 2017

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 […]

A ‘newsy’ start to a new academic year

Click on the PDF link below for our January newsletter which provides an update on the successful BBWP fundraising event held at the Royal Cape Yacht Club in December, our ride with a former Tour de France yellow jersey winner and past and current student ‘good news’! Lawhill Newsletter – Jan 2018 (Remember to visit the […]


INVITATION TO APPLY FOR THE POSITION OF MARITIME ECONOMICS EDUCATOR Unique in Africa and currently in its 22nd year of operation, Simon’s Town School’s Lawhill Maritime Centre offers a maritime education programme for about 140 co-ed students in Grades 10, 11 and 12 (ages 15 to 17 years).  The Centre also offers accommodation for 66 boarders from […]

Lawhill Newsletter – Terms 3 & 4 2017

If you’re having that ‘end of year’ feeling and the madness of the modern world is getting to you, we suggest you take a few minutes to browse our latest newsletter. Some of the highlights of the past few months are: having Professor Jonathan Jansen as a guest speaker at our Annual Awards evening (and […]

Support maritime education, Support the BBWP Fundraising event!

Phil Wade and the Marine Inspirations team have issued an invitation to the maritime community to support a very special event – a fun-filled evening of delicious food, great entertainment and excellent wine to raise funds to support the students at the STS Lawhill Maritime Centre in Simon’s Town. The BIG BOTTLE OF WINE PARTY is […]

Marine Inspirations – October 2017

MARINE INSPIRATIONS – SEPT/OCT 2017 Participants from Lawhill  –  All Grade 12: Olwethu Maneli – from PE Lizwi Ncube – from Durban Nkazimlo Mxitsha – from Khayelitsha Siphuxolo Mlaba – from King Williamstown Plus:  Navigating officer, Aubrey Sosibo (Lawhill alumnus)  Report provided by Captain Phil Wade:  REPORT Day 1 Monday 25th September 2017 I am […]