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Lincolnshire Scouts - Honda Rib Challenge

Lincolnshire Scouts held a heat of the Honda RYA Youth RIB Championship, National Powerboating Championship to select two representatives (one in each age group (8-12 & 13-16)) to represent Lincolnshire Scouts at the Midlands Area Final. This event was open to cubs, scouts and explorers form the county and organised by William Baldock, Assistant County Commissioner (Explorer Scouts) for Lincolnshire Scouts.

The Honda RYA Youth RIB Championship, sponsored by Honda and Highfield, is a National Championship in which 8 - 16 year old Rigid Inflatable Boat (RIB) drivers can demonstrate their skills with the goal of winning a Highfield 460 or a Honwave T40 for their club.

The RYA (Royal Yachting Association), through its affiliated clubs, organisations and training centres will again run a National Championship in Rigid Inflatable Boats (RIBs) for juniors/youths. Clubs, organisations and training centres wishing to participate hold local heats, at their premises, to determine whom they put forward to the Midlands Area Final on 1st July 2017 at Staunton Harold Sailing Club. There are 13 Area Finals and the winner in each age group (8-12 years and 13-16 years) takes part in the National Final held at the Southampton Boat Show on 17th September 2017.