Allander Rotary Club's seaworthy young winners celebrate

The winners of Allander Rotary’s recent boat building competition are pictured – from left, Jacob Sixsmith (Aesthetic Design), Aiden Thompson( Engineering Design) and Rory Campbell (Race).

Winners of Allander Rotary boat competition

The judge praised Aiden’s engineering design as “simple but effective”, based on two floats joined with a simple deck. He made a special mention that Rory’s boat, the race winner, was the only entry with a keel. In the aesthetics, he said Jacob’s boat was “an excellent model.”

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Club President Stuart Sharkie said: “Well done to all the participants (and adult helpers!). Everyone seemed to enjoy taking part. I hope we can run the competition again next year’.