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Pendennis chairs British superyacht collaboration for new Surface Finishing Apprenticeship standards

Since August 2020, government-mandated changes to the way apprenticeships are delivered and assessed have required all apprenticeship courses to be re-written by employer-led groups. This has led to collaborations between major UK superyacht builders and marine companies as they work together to re-design various marine apprenticeships. For each apprenticeship to continue after the changes came […]

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Pendennis apprenticeship scheme wins national award

Pendennis was recognised at the FE Week and AELP AAC Apprenticeship Awards last week, receiving the award for “Apprentice Employer of the Year” in the Small Employer category. Joint Managing Director Toby Allies explained; “The national award recognises organisations with an outstanding commitment to apprentices and apprenticeships, so we are honoured to have been selected – […]

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Pendennis announces positive start to 2021 with recruitment drive for new staff

Earlier this week Falmouth based superyacht specialists Pendennis announced a strong start to 2021 with three new contracts in the pipeline. The contracts are due to start later this spring and are a welcome boost to the company, which currently employs just over 400 specialist tradespeople and support staff at their Falmouth Docks location. Like […]

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Newly extended 74.5m Lady E unveiled by Pendennis

74.5m Lady E following her refit at Pendennis

Further details on the rebuild of the newly extended 74.5m MY LADY E were revealed this week by UK superyacht specialists Pendennis. The update follows her recent launch from the company’s dry dock in mid-September. In partnership with the Owner’s team, Pendennis has transformed several areas on the yacht, bringing the Owner’s vision for a […]

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Pendennis announces the launch of second Hoek Truly Classic 128’ sloop Halekai

SY Halekai launches at Pendennis

The second Pendennis-built Hoek Truly Classic 128’ sailing yacht has launched from the specialist facility in Falmouth and entered the shipyard’s adjacent non-tidal wet basin for rig stepping and commissioning prior to sea trials. The classically styled superyacht, christened Halekai, has been in build in Falmouth to the exterior and interior design of world-renowned Hoek […]

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Pendennis’ response to Covid-19 global pandemic

In light of the Government’s advice issued on the 23rd March 2020 and in the interest of supporting the national fight against the Covid-19 pandemic, the Directors at Pendennis Shipyard have taken the decision to reduce all but essential activities at the Shipyard.  Over the last few days we have been working hard to bring […]

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Queen's Silver Medal Prize

Congratulations to Pendennis Surface Finisher Billy Hamilton, who last week was awarded the Prize for Most Notable Endeavour in the The Worshipful Company of Shipwrights Queen’s Silver Medal. Billy graduated from Pendennis’ Surface Finishing Apprenticeship scheme last year and now works full time in Pendennis’ Finishing department. The Queen’s Silver Medal (QSM) was instituted in […]

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Celebrating 20 years since the build of SY Rebecca at Pendennis

            Watch Rebecca’s 20th anniversary video.  The Germán Frers-designed Rebecca is one of the largest ketches to be built at Pendennis to date, and is without doubt one of the finest modern sailing yachts in the world. 2019 marks the 20th anniversary of her build – her Owner wished to […]

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