"Boat Building" Stamford International School

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The Stamford American International School in Hong Kong got interested in boats as the Volvo Ocean race was sailing through town. 2 classes of students built 4 boats in total, all using the same technique of "stitch and glue". Using plywood and epoxy on fibreglass, the students got to enjoy the steps of building a real boat of their design.

The project was built both at Stamford American International School in Ho Man Tin with Linda, Tim, Mr Nichols, Alan, Elizabeth and at MakerBay in Yau Tong with Cesar, Eda, Maria, Paul, Jackie and Thomas. Before we go deeper into the stitch and glue technique, please watch the following videos. They demonstrate how easy that technique can be.

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