SOLAR BOATS 2016

Solar boats and sTEm in schools

DATTA SA promotes the notion of design led innovation and the teaching of Science TECHNOLOGIES and Maths-sTEm into the practice of everyday teaching

A new and revamped Solar Boat competition open for all schools and teacher Year 5 to year 9 is being organised for 2016

The competition is usually held in the last Saturday in October each year . we will announced the day ASAP.

The venue for 2016 is being negotiated at the moment

DATTA SA supports this competition by offering –


SA STATE SOLAR BOAT COMPETITION RESULTS 2014

  • 1st Thunder Bolt (Klemzig Primary School)
  • 2nd The Boat (Wilderness School)
  • 3rd Va Va Voom (Wilderness School)

Division Winners

  • Recycled materials - Silver Bullet (Klemzig Primary School
  • Encouragement award - Cider Apple (Blackwood Primary School)
  • Design and Construction award - Silent Blues (Klemzig Primary School)
  • Innovation award – Tsunami (Wilderness School)
  • Special award – (Blackwood Primary School) 

Race Photos