our programmes

NEXT generation roadshows

Combining STEM activities and new sailing experiences

Inspired by the challenges faced by the British America’s Cup sailing team, each roadshow is carefully designed to provide a fun, exciting and enriching learning experience to help build confidence in young people

The aims

Create fun STEM experiences that support curriculum learning


Challenge young people with sailing experiences not otherwise available to them 


Use inspirational, relatable role models to encourage young people to engage with STEM careers

The impact

500 +

Annual programme reaches 500+ young people in deprived areas of the UK 

88 %

88% of young people increased their knowledge of opportunities in STEM and maritime jobs

94 %

94% of teachers stated students are more interested in STEM subjects 

88 %

88% of teachers felt their students are more likely to pursue STEM subjects 

“Extremely valuable for all students, more so for the students from low socio-economic backgrounds.

The students have gained a confidence for STEM learning and new experiences.”

Teacher feedback

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