February 2014  The TC put out a Tender document to all interested builders itemising the requirements of the Class in seeking a new builder to replace BPS. It received 8 serious responses.
April/May 2014  All applicants were visited, by the NSOA and the list was whittled down to 3 main contenders. They were asked to submit their ideas for the future of the Squib, as well as their financial details and to prove their legal composition    ( Their proposal to the class is Document A)
June 2014 The three builders were visited by several groups of TC members and individually evaluated as to their suitability.
July 2014     Rondar were unaminously selected as the new builder and the announcement was made at the AGM at Lowestoft. Paul Young attended on behalf of Rondar, and addressed the meeting.
Aug/Sept 2014

The moulds were moved from Lowestoft down to Wiltshire by Rondar, at their expense. 

October 2014 The Rondar build proposal was submitted and discussed at an SGM at the Rutland Inlands. Paul Young attended, and there was a question and answer session with the membership present. At the same SGM, the class voted and passed an amendment that allowed electronic voting to be carried out in order that members who could not be present at AGMs could still have a vote.
Oct/Dec 2014   The class members were invited to vote for a proposal to allow the committee, the RYA and Rondar to carry out a reappraisal of the Squib, to allow it to be attractive and competitive against more modern competition, without altering it's speed on the water, in order to preserve the close one design racing. The RYA Technical department  approved the  wording and the proposal was voted upon electronically by the complete NSOA membership. The vote was passed by 51% of the total membership, and by 90% of the number of members who actually voted.
February 2015  The RYA Technical committiee ratified the class voting process and the final decision, allowing the work to develop the boat to start.
March/Aug 2015  The new boat was evolved, with the self draining, internal moulding concept, and a number of onsite visits and meetings were held by the TC the RYA and and Rondar over this period.
July 2015 Paul Young attended the class AGM in Howth, and had a question and answer session about the new boat.
September 2015 The prototype boat was launched for the first time at Lymington to validate the self draining concept.
October 2015  The prototype mouldings were brought to Rutland Inlands for their first public viewing by the fleet
November 2015 

The full TC met at Rondars,and approved the completion of the protoype mouldings into a boat to be tested for the performance element of the mandate.  

December 2015 Rondar completed the mouldings into a boat, and the first sail was carried out at QMSC with SWS present.
January/ Feb 2016 Initial  2 boat testing was carried out under the auspices of the RYA, on the River Blackwater, and subsequently at Weymouth also under RYA jurisdiction,  and the boat went up to WOBYC for further testing and fleet involvement.
March 2016 The boat went to the dinghy show in March as a prototype and was exhibited to the general public.
March/April 2016 On water testing continued at WOBYC, Abersoch, Rutland, West Mersea, and Burnham with a variety of helms.
May 2016 The NSOA full committee meeting in London, passed a resolution 13;6 with 3 abstentions, endorsing the prototype boat and requesting the RYA  approve it and licence Rondar to produce the boat.
May 2016 The RYA technical committee allow one production boat to be produced in order to validate the final construction details, and to form the basis of the licence application for Rondar