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Sean’s Ultimate Ship

Tune in to Sean’s Ultimate Ship every day from 6:30am on Fun Kids!


Boats have been around for thousands of years and in this new series – Sean’s Ultimate Ship – we’re going to be looking at some of the most amazing ones!

Sean from Breakfast is trying to design the ultimate ship, so he’s looking at historical and modern day boats, picking out his favourite bits and putting them onto his ultimate ship!

He’ll be looking at tiny boats like coracles and tree trunk canoes, Ancient Egyptian boats and longships, right through to huge  galleons and some very famous ships like the Mary Rose.

Then, with some help from his ship-wise Boat-a-dex, Sean will be deciding which bits from which craft will be mashed together to make the ultimate ship.

Here’s Sean looking round the SS Great Britain…

Want to learn more about the ships Sean will be exploring? Check these out…


Canoes and Kayaks

Large Wooden Vessels

Carracks, Galleons and Galleys

Fast Wooden Vessels

Sail to Steam

Iron-clad Wooden Ships

Modern Metal Ships

Channel Ferry

Container Ships


LRF_BlueRGB_PositiveboxLSean’s Ultimate Ship is supported by Lloyd’s Register Foundation

A charitable foundation, helping to protect life and property by supporting engineering-related education, public engagement and the application of research.

Click here to find out more!


Listen to Sean’s Ultimate Ships below!


When can I hear Sean’s Ultimate Ship?

You can hear the latest episodes of Sean’s Ultimate Ship every day from 6:30am on Fun Kids!

Fun Kids is the UK’s children’s radio station. Tune in on DAB Digital Radio in London and the South East, on mobile and online at

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What if I miss an episode?

Don’t worry, you can download all the episodes to listen to again on iTunes!

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