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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 […]

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Meet our first female Master Mariner!

Twenty seven year-old Nicole Gouvias has become the first female alumnus of the Simon’s Town School’s Lawhill Maritime Centre to obtain her internationally-recognised Master’s Certificate of Competency (Unlimited), the qualification which permits her to command a ship of any size. Nicole – who dreamt of being a ship’s captain from a young age – is […]

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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 […]

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