There are numerous events that Pendennis sponsors, attends or organises throughout the year, from Boat Shows to Superyacht Sailing Regattas, Awards Ceremonies and Apprenticeship days.

Further information on each of these is shown below.

SYUK Young Designer Competition 2018

The Superyacht UK Young Designer Competition, in partnership with Pendennis Shipyard and Olesinski Design, takes place each year at London Boat Show. During the 36-hour challenge ten university design students from around the country completed designs to a specific brief before presenting to a judging panel consisting of industry professionals. This year’s winner, Christopher Mobley, a transport design student from Staffordshire University, will be welcomed into a 6-week internship at Pendennis Shipyard.

(photo: Christopher Mobley, winner 2018)

Christopher Mobley winner of SYUK Young Designer 2018

Superyacht Investor London

Now in its third year, Superyacht Investor London has emerged as one of the leading conferences for the yachting industry. The event welcomes over 150 senior executives from over 20 different countries each year. With over 24 hours of scheduled networking time, the conference provides the opportunity to multiply and strengthen connections with all those involved in superyacht finance and transactions.

This year, Pendennis’ Projects Director, Stephen Hills, was invited to be a speaker on the Refit Panel at the conference in London – there is a full schedule of the event is on the conference website:

Award winning Aquila

Superyacht Challenge Antigua

The eighth edition of the Superyacht Challenge Antigua featured an extended programme of five races held over four days. This year Pendennis-built SY Rebecca competed in the Corsairs Class. The Superyacht Challenge Antigua has one clear objective; to provide all the facilities to stage an ideal event for an exclusive selection of yachts, where fair racing and good companionship are valued above all else. The final results are on the regatta website:

(photo of SY Rebecca copyright Cory Silken)

Rebecca Hero shot

National Apprenticeship Week

National Apprenticeship Week (NAW) 2018 is co-ordinated by the National Apprenticeship Service, with the week designed to celebrate the positive impact apprenticeships and traineeships have on individuals, businesses and the economy. Employers, apprentices, business support organisations, colleges and training organisations and schools across the country are encouraged to support the week by hosting activities to showcase the achievements and benefits of apprenticeships.

As part of this event Pendennis apprentices continued their tradition of providing vital labour to local community or charitable projects. A full report on all the local organisations that benefitted during the week can be found in our News

NAW 2017

St Barth's Bucket Regatta

The 2018 St Barth’s Bucket proved to be another exciting regatta with an eclectic fleet gathered for the racing that took place from 15-18 March. Pendennis attended as a ‘Friend’ of the event and to support the Pendennis-built yacht Rebecca who competed in the ‘Les Elegantes des Mers’ class. The full event schedule and race results have been posted to the regatta website:

(photo Cory Silken)

Christopher and Rebecca during the 2011 St. Barths Bucket Regatta Race 3.

World Superyacht Awards

The World Superyacht Awards 2018 will take place on Saturday May 19 and in the beautiful city of Florence, Italy. This year Pendennis’ has entered White Star into the refit category, so we eagerly await the results!

These awards recognise the remarkable ingenuity and innovation demanded by the design, engineering and construction of the world’s finest luxury yachts. Attended by the elite of the superyacht world, owners and industry leaders came together to recognise the finest superyachts launched throughout the previous year.

White Star in Falmouth Bay

Superyacht Cup, Palma

Pendennis is a long term supporter of the annual Superyacht Cup in Palma. The Superyacht Cup is the longest running superyacht regatta in Europe and the Mediterranean, with racing this year taking place from 19th-23rd June.

The regatta uses the International Superyacht Rule (ISYR) for handicapping, which has been used at several international superyacht regattas including the Pendennis Cup. Pendennis is a sponsor of the event, and organises a paddleboarding challenge for all the participating crews.

(photo Ingrid Abery)

Pendennis paddlboarding challenge, Palma Superyacht Cup 2017

Monaco Yacht Show

Open to professionals in the yachting and luxury industries, members of the media and the public the Monaco Yacht Show will take place from 26th-29th September at Port Hercules in the Principality of Monaco.

A team from Pendennis will be in attendance on stand number QT16 in T-Central.

Fort Lauderdale Boat Show

Fort Lauderdale will host the 59th annual Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show in November 2017. Taking place across six locations in Fort Lauderdale and covering over 3 million square feet of exhibition space, a myriad of yacht builders and designers as well as luxury yachts and cars will on display. A host of yachts of all shapes and sizes will be at the show, from sportfishers and sailing yachts to catamarans and motor yachts.

Pendennis will be once again exhibiting in the Superyacht Pavilion on stand 626.