I sat at the table, mum by my side, for third time in three years anxiously awaiting the guest speaker to pull out the last female candidate that would be awarded a berth on the Young Endeavour.
A trip to change your life. To learn about yourself, find new limits, push boundaries, make friends and bring you out of your shell.
I was fortunate enough to board Young Endeavour for V10/16 from Gladstone to Airlie Beach during my mid-year uni break last year.
My name is Naomi, I'm a 22 year old Preschool Teacher from Wollongong.
At 1300, all crew gathered at midships for the handing over of the Telescope of Challenge.
Exactly one year ago, I set off excitedly for the voyage on a lifetime sailing STS Young Endeavour from Adelaide - Hobart as an eager 23 year old.
I was lucky enough to participate in the life changing experience, of being a member of the youth crew for The Young Endeavour.
1. If you set your mind to it, you can fit everything you need (including your sleeping bag) in your YE backpack AND keep it around the 7kg hand luggage limit.