Warsash Maritime Academy Ship Handling Centre in the Media.


HRH The Duke of Edinburgh visited The Warsash Maritime Academy Ship Handling Centre at Timsbury Lake on 4th October 2011.

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BBC South Today - January 26th 2009 - The Centre featured in a report on Wind Assisted Propulsion. The centre has assisted Greenwave in the testing of Rotor Windsails. To view the video click here.

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Channel Five – Feb 18th 2008 - The Centre featured in an episode of "How Do They Do It", together with the Full Mission Bridge Simulator at Warsash. This was presented by Robert Llewellyn. Robert is well known for playing 'Kryton' in cult science fiction comedy "Red Dwarf".

The Manned Model Shiphandling Centre appeared on ABC News on 4th January in the USA, also appeared on Nippon TV in Japan.


On Monday 26th November BBC TV broadcast live from the lake during the programme  Breakfast, the main article was also broadcast on national TV and also went out internationally on BBC World. To view the video clip follow the link.

An article appeared in The Times on the 21st November 2007. To view the online article follow the link.

An article appeared in The Metro on the 20th November 2007, a free paper distributed in London. To view the online article follow the link.


An article appeared in Lloyds List on 29th March 2005 by Michael Grey on the Shiphandling Appreciation Course.  Follow link to read the full article.

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It was also in the news in 2003, when it appeared on the BBC. To view the article click on the link. See BBC Article 21st October 2003.


The manned model shiphandling centre was in the News when HRH the Duke of Edinburgh visited the centre on 11th June 1999.


His Royal Highness,The Duke of Edinburgh arriving at the Manned Model Shiphandling Centre.


HRH at the controls of Challenger, a twin screw ferry with Captain Nigel Hunt.


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