Make a boat that floats
Try your hand at building a boat that actually floats! Southend has been a boating community for fishing since the 14th century! You could create a boat from any materials as long as it floats, race your friends and family to see who has the best boat and which ones are sinkers! Be creative and ambitious – how about trying to make a raft?
Where to start
Follow along with this easy step by step of how to create a paper boat that actually floats, Boat tutorial.
Think about all the materials that you have at home – could you make a boat from recycled material?
What about a boat that you can sit in? How would you need to scale this up? Or join a club to help you, like Southend Sea Cadets.