Summer Term Competition

The Design Challenge Competition is a national STEM competition that aims to inspire, and challenge young people in secondary schools, using the real-life cutting-edge context of the British America’s Cup team, INEOS TEAM UK.

It calls on students to identify an opportunity and come up with innovative solutions to support the team in bringing home the America’s Cup for the first time since 1851.

What is STEM Crew?

STEM Crew is a FREE digital education programme for 11-16-yr olds. Each teaching resource harnesses the power and excitement of a professional sailing team to inspire your students. STEM Crew resources have been used in classrooms to teach over 150,000 young people since 2016.

UK Coverage

Resources used by:

1100 Secondary Schools
throughout the UK

Education school trips to STEM Crew


STEM Crew HQ is located at INEOS TEAM UK’s ‘state-of-the-art’ base in Portsmouth. This educational resource centre for students and teachers helps support and promote STEM learning in schools. We offer a range of free workshops aimed at supporting the KS2-4 curriculum.

Education through Sailing


Sailing is a fantastic sport that gives young people the opportunity to learn a wide range of skills, and provides a great platform for applying STEM learning, which can lead to career opportunities they may not have considered. Sailing develops key life skills, builds confidence, fosters team work & cultivates resilience.

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