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.
It was more than 4 years ago that after hearing so many wonderful stories of the adventures aboard the Young Endeavour, I decided to apply for a voyage myself hoping it would provide an opportunity
The sea was a little bit wild that day and myself and a crew member went aloft to the very top of the mast to untie the gaskets (letting the sail down), I was on the far end of the yard untying the
I am a firm believer that all people go through 3 big challenges in their lives.
I sailed on the Young Endeavour from Geelong to Hobart during January of 2017 and I wish to share a Salty-approved tale for Ye' landlovers hanking of sailing on the ship.
I sailed in the Southern Ocean from Sydney to Rio De Janeiro during the Young Endeavour's World Voyage in 2015.
3 years ago I sailed on the YE.
I grew up around boats, so I figured it would I would take this in my stride. What I wasn't prepared for was how much I would grow and change on board.
It's been over 9 months since I last stepped off the gangway and gave and received teary goodbyes and promises to meet up soon, but even now i get flashbacks of hanging off the yard with&