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Developing hands-on skills through boat-building

Living in the age of technology, the need for hands-on skills may sometimes be forgotten. Not in north-east Scotland, where a boat-builder, a Scottish high school and Chevron Upstream Europe have teamed up to help teens develop confidence and life skills for future employment.


The Portsoy Youth Boat Build Project is a practical two-year outreach program giving 14 to 16 year-olds from local high school Banff Academy an opportunity to learn traditional boat building skills. It aims to improve life skills, numeracy and literacy.


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Uploaded on February 20, 2018