Latitude: 
24° 58' South
Longitude: 
153° 13' East
Conditions: 
FABULOUS SAILING CONDITIONS
PAST 24 HOURS

FABULOUS SAILING CONDITIONS UNDER ALL SQUARE SAILS ON A BROARD REACH MAKING EXCELLENT GROUND NORTH TO ROUND BREAKSEA SPIT. ON DECK THE VARING WIND DIRECTION REQUIRED WATCHES TO CONTINIOUSLY ADJUST THE BRACES A POINT AT A TIME TO CAPTURE THE PREVAILING BREEZE.

ALL YOUTH CREW HAVE NOW SETTLED WELL INTO THEIR WATCHES AND TACKLE ALL OF THE ROUTINES EXTREMELY WELL. THIS INCLUDES TRICKS ON THE HELM, TAKING NAVIGATION FIXES, CONDUCTING ROUNDS AND THE VARIOUS ACTIVITIES ALOFT.

AT 1030PM LAST NIGHT \HANDS TO TACKING STATIONS\" WAS PIPED TO ALLOW THE SHIP TO ALTER COURSE INTO HERVEY BAY. PROGRESSIVELY OVERNIGHT THE SHIP ROUNDED UP AND HANDED IN THE SQUARE SAILS AND SAILED CLOSE HAULED ON A PORT TACK. A VERY BUSY PAST TWENTY FOUR HOURS. YOUNG ENDEAVOUR IS NOW ANCHORED OFF LAGOON BAY FRASER ISLAND FOR A WELL EARNED BREAK AND TIME ASHORE.

YOUTH CREW IMPRESSIONS

RYAN QUEENSLAND SUNSHINE COAST
I AM ENJOYING THE VOYAGE IT IS AN AWSOME EXPERIENCE I HAVE BEEN SEESICK THE FIRST COUPLE OF DAYS BUT NOW I AM FINE I AM SLEEPING GOOD. THE BEDS ARE COMFY I HAVE SUCH GOOD EXPERIENCES SUCH AS CLIMBING ALOFT AT DAY TIME AND NIGHT GOOD FUN. HI MUM AND DAD RING YOU SOON HAVE NO RECEPTION.

STEPHANIE QUEENSLAND GOLD COAST
THIS HAS BEEN AN INTERESTING VOYAGE, I HAVE BEEN TRYING THINGS THAT I HAVE NEVER THOUGHT THAT I WOULD ATTEMPT. ALL IN ALL, EVEN WITH THE LACK OF SLEEP, OCCASIONAL SEA SICKNESS AND WATCHES THROUGH THE MIDDLE OF THE NIGHT, THE PAST FEW DAYS HAVE BEEN NICE.
HI DAD XOX

CASSANDRA QUEENSLAND BRISBANE
THIS HAS BEEN AN EXCELLENT EXPERIENCE THE SAILING IS GREAT AND WE'VE BEEN CLIMBING AT SEA DURING DAY AND NIGHT, THE WATCHES ARE GREAT FUN THERE ISN'T MUCH SPARE TIME BUT THATS OK THE SIGHTS ARE BEAUTIFUL AND THERES SO MUCH TO SEE. MISS EVERYONE BACK HOME THINK OF YOU GUYS ALL THE TIME SEE YOU WHEN I GET HOME LOVE YOU XOXO


YOURS AYE

BRENTON WITT
LIEUTENANT COMMANDER, RAN
CAPTAIN STS YOUNG ENDEAVOUR"