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For ex-cadets, students & staff of the Warsash Maritime Academy, founded 1935 as The School of Navigation & the Warsash Superyacht Academy

Notice 2019/17 Thurs. 11 July 2019 - 2019 UK Social Event Reminder

Time marches on & if you are attending this year's UK Social Event please book and pay as soon as possible if you have not already done so. There are a limited number of hotel rooms available at the concessionary rate and booking now will also help the organiser David Dearsley.

This year’s AGM and Social Event will take place in and around Solent University, Southampton (the new home of the Warsash Maritime Academy) on 26-27 September 2019.

Reminder - Please submit any agenda items you wish to be discussed at the 2019 AGM to WA Secretary Chris Dancaster ( not later than Sunday 28th July 2019.

Details of the 2-day Social Event Programme and a Selection Form can be downloaded lower down. Events include the 2019 AGM, dinner, tours of the new WMA St Mary's Campus and the new Maritime Simulation Centre as well as self-guided visits to the city attractions e.g. SeaCity Museum & Titanic Exhibition, The Solent Sky Museum. Pre-dinner drinks and the dinner have been arranged at a dedicated event suite in Solent University. Prices and other event details are shown in the forms available below.

Our hotel will be the Jurys Inn at Charlotte Place, Southampton which is conveniently situated for the events and accessible via M3 & M27 motorway junctions and Southampton Central mainline railway station. The B&B rate is £102 for a double room and £80.00 for a single room. The evening dinner will be about £36 per person.

During the visit the opportunity will be taken to dedicate a replica of the Roll of Honour Plaque in memory of eight Warsash cadets known to have died during WWII, which has been re-located from the old Warsash building.

Please put the dates in your diary and complete and return the Event Selection Form to the address on the form, as soon as possible to help organisers confirm the numbers attending for what is expected to be a very popular event.  UK members, member’s guests and any members visiting the UK from overseas are very welcome to attend. The overnight accommodation at Jurys Inn is very conveniently situated for all of the social events.

I very much hope that you will be able to join us and, for those who can, I would be most grateful if you will download, complete and return the forms to me as soon as possible at the address on the Booking Form.

Yours sincerely - David Dearsley (DearsleyD64)

Use the following links to download the Social Programme & Event Booking Form. If replying by email download and save 1, 2 & 4 & 5. If replying by post download and save 1, 3 and 4 & 5).
  1. 2019 Social Event Programme (pdf doc - information about the event activities)
  2. 2019 Social Event Booking Form (Word doc - fill in electronically & return by email) OR
  3. 2019 Social Event Booking Form (pdf doc - fill in by hand & return by post)
  4. 2019 Jury's Inn Car Park information.
  5. Maps - Southampton approaches & Hotel & car parks.
Kind regards, Chris Clarke (1959)