Who We Are

Get to Know Your Supporters


The Boat Design Competition is brought to you by:

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The Apprentice School

Shipbuilding Apprenticeship



Professional Society


The Apprentice School SNAME Chapter

Student Club



The Apprentice School of Newport News Shipbuilding is the preeminent apprenticeship program in the nation and offers apprenticeships in a variety of shipbuilding disciplines coupled with postsecondary education.




Newport News Shipbuilding is the nation's largest shipbuilder and sole builder and refueler of US Navy aircraft carriers.




The Mariners' Museum is the nation's premier maritime museum.  The competition race is held on Lake Maury of The Mariners' Museum.


Competition Founder





Webb Institute


University of


Webb and University of Michigan naval architecture and marine engineering students help judge team submittals.




Journal of Ship Production

Vol. 25 No. 2



Weight Engineering

Vol. 69 No. 2



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