STS Young Endeavour is a tall ship purpose built for sail training. Designed by Colin Mudie FRINA and built at Brooke Yachts Ltd, she was gifted to Australia by the United Kingdom for Australia's bicentenary in 1988.

Young Endeavour is a brigantine (a two-masted sailing ship with a square-rigged foremast and a mainmast rigged fore and aft). She measures 44 metres and displaces 239 tonnes. Young Endeavour is designed to travel at up to 14 knots under sail and up to 10 knots under power.

Young Endeavour's Sail Plan

     1 Jib 
     2 Forestaysail 
     3 Course 
     4 Topsail 
     5 Topgallant 
     6 Main Staysail 
     7 Topgallant Staysail 
     8 Fisherman Staysail 
     9 Main Sail 
     10 Main Gaff Topsail

 

2019 Youth Development Voyages

APPLY NOW FOR THE BALLOT TO SAIL WITH STS YOUNG ENDEAVOUR IN 2019.

The ballot is now open for applications, eligible young Australians aged 16-23 can apply for Youth Development voyages sailing through to August 2019. Voyage berths are allocated by ballot, and through our Scholarship Program.