Category Archives: Snippet

KZN Sharks Board

We are delighted to have received recognition for our efforts in promoting boat building and the wider leisure marine industry as a result of our collaboration with KwaZulu Natal Sharks Board Maritime Centre of Excellence through the Skills Development Programme and the use of our Pacer 27 builders moulds.

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Nautical Trivia from the Yeoman of Signals

“Splice the Mainbrace“ Is an order given aboard naval vessels to issue the crew with a drink. Originally an order for one of the most difficult emergency repair jobs aboard a sailing ship, it became a euphemism for authorized celebratory drinking afterward, and then the name of an order to grant the crew an extra […]

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Quiz Night

Our most recent quiz night took place on Friday 13.07.2018. We had a fully packed Britannia Room, with a delicious carvery – served up especially for the occasion! Our winning group were these lovely ladies who called themselves the “S-martinis”. As well as an overall winning group, there was a PowerBall Draw – with R200.00 […]

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Pipe down

A boatswain’s call denoting the completion of an all hands evolution, and that you can go below. The Pipe Down was the last signal from the Bosun’s pipe each day which meant “lights out” and “silence”.

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Message from the Yeoman of Signals

The commodore has requested that I hoist the signal AD28 on Sunday 30 July and Monday 31 July. All interested members are requested to muster in the Lower Deck Bar at 11h00 on either date. “Splice the Mainbrace!”

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