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Sean’s Ultimate Ship


CoracleBoats 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.

Mary RoseThen, 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.

You can hear Sean’s Ultimate Ships every weekday at 8.30am on Fun Kids on DAB Digital Radio in London and online across the UK! And if you miss an episode, you can catch up in iTunes and on the Fun Kids Player at funkidslive.com

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. Find out more at www.lrfoundation.org.uk

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