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Lionheart seals J Class hat-trick

Lionheart in Bermuda

Following an ongoing refit and maintenance programme with Pendennis Shipyard (in both Falmouth and Palma), the 2010 modern 43.4m J Class Lionheart sailed to victory twice at the America’s Cup in Bermuda, and then again at the World Championships in Bermuda.

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Ministerial Visit

International Trade Minister visits Pendennis July 2017

Two of Cornwall’s most reputable yacht builders welcomed International Trade Minister Mark Garnier on Thursday 27 July to continue the successful working relationship between the Government and the marine industry.

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Aquila Wins Best Refit Award

Aquila in the Mediterranean

The project team from the refit of 85.6m Aquila is delighted to have been awarded ‘Best Refit’ at the World Superyacht Awards ceremony that was held in Florence on May 14th 2017.

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NAW 2017 community initiative

NAW 2017 BF Adventure

Pendennis’ apprentices provided much needed manual labour as part of the shipyard’s initiative to support the local community during National Apprenticeship Week (NAW) 2017.

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GOLD Workplace Health Award

Pendennis receives Healthy Workplace Gold Award

As a result of our ongoing dedication to improving the health of our workforce we are proud to announce that Pendennis has been awarded GOLD status for the Cornwall & Isles of Scilly Workplace Health Award!

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National Awards Triumph

Comedian Rob Beckett with Justin Olosunde and Matthew Angove

Pendennis Shipyard and The Cornwall College Group (TCCG), landed the Apprenticeship Programme of the Year award at the TES FE Awards 2017.

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Business Excellence Award

2015 apprentices

Pendennis wins ‘Outstanding Commitment to Training Large (150 plus employees)’ at the Excellence in Business Training Awards 2017.

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2017 SYUK Young Designer Award

SYUK Young Designer Winner

Christopher Karam, a Transport Design student from Staffordshire University, was presented with the SYUK Young Designer Award at the London Boat Show.

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Velsheda Refit & the Battle of the Js

J Class Regatta 2014, Velsheda vs Lionheart (Andrew Wright photography)

The refit of J-Class Velsheda was completed by Pendennis in August 2016. She then left Cornwall to head straight down to Sardinia to compete against J-Class yacht Lionheart in the Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup.

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