Mission Statement

To provide an annual steel boat design competition for high school students to increase awareness of naval architecture and shipbuilding while utilizing science, technology, engineering, mathematics, leadership, and group dynamics.
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We are currently in the 2020 / 13th Annual competition year.

Key Dates:

Registration Opens: September 1, 2019

Registration Closes: October 31, 2019

Final Design Packages Due: December 16, 2019

Luncheon (@ The Apprentice School): March 27 (Tentative), 2020

Race Day (@ The Mariners' Museum Lions Bridge): May 2 (Tentative), 2020

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Interested?  Register Online

Registration Link

2020 Competition Guidelines

The Guidelines are the comprehensive document that details all aspects of the competition and includes the design scenario for the current year.

GuidelinesComing Summer 2020!

2019 Competition Finalists



Sea_Senor.pngSea Señor
Advanced Technology Center


Ocean Lakes High School 


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 Reel Boat Hours
West Springfield High School
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Jamestown High School
2019 Competition Superlatives
The_Jack_Black_Pearl.pngBest Logo
The Jack Black Pearl
Walter Johnson High School
Arrrgressive_Cyber_Sailors-Luncheon.png Best Luncheon Drawing
Arrrgggressive Cyber Sailors
Heritage High School Governor's STEM Academy
The_Black_Pearl.pngBest Calculations Supplement Drawing
The Black Pearl
West Springfield High School

2019 Winner

2019 Competition Champion - Reel Boat Hours - West Springfield High School


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