Have you ever experienced a point in your life that you suddenly realised you lacked adventure and inspiration?  Have you ever had a moment when you suddenly realised that life isn’t for

Cristy Merchant

My voyage on the Young Endeavour was an amazing experience. I sailed from Sydney to Brisbane more than ten years ago and the memories are still fresh in my mind.

Vaughan Cruickshank

On the afternoon of April 9 2017, I waved my bed and family goodbye as I set foot upon Australia’s national tall ship the STS Young Endeavour for the voyage of a lifetime.

Matthew Meisenhelter


Hannah Martin

I’m on a tall ship, like something out of Pirates of the Caribbean. I am wearing 5 layers of clothing and I’m still cold.

Kika McCarthy

The great thing about being on the Young Endeavour is the strength of friendships made in such a short period of time. When I went on board the Young Endeavour I knew no one.

Lauren Kappler

My Young Endeavour experience was definitely a highlight of my life that I won't be forgetting anytime soon, from amazing 'Happy hour' to climbing the Topgallant.

Emily Barham

My Young Endeavour voyage was the beginning of my adult life.

Grace Ludemann

The beautiful tall ship herself was yet to appear in front of me, would she though? Only luck and faith knew the answer to that.

Paige Haydon

I was part of Voyage 12/08, Hamilton Island to Gladestone, QLD, during the 20th Anniversary Year.

Caroline Bowman