January 2006

From Sean Barrett, YC Voyage 00/06Australia day. Was filled full of preperations and cleaning of theship for the much anticipated cocktail party. Also celebrating theB'day of 'Young Endeavour'. It all went off splendidly thanks to goodorgsanisation and effort from every one involved. With many thanks...

Ahoy Shipmates -What a day - in between the high winds and showers we have beenhaving, we took the opportunity to get out and see some of Aucklandwith a bus tour this morning. This included the Auckland Museum andsome other great sights. during the afternoon...

My name is Jack Kindellan.Navigator - Command Day.Another day in NZ, another day at anchor. Yesterday was an amazingday. We finished command day at 1210 we we made it to our lastwaypoint at Motutapu Island. It was a long 24hrs over command day asa navigator....

As of 1300 this afternoon the youth crew aboard voyage 00/06 assumedcontrol of Young Endeavour. To an exceptional display of staffconfidence (Chris in a life jacket and 90s hawaian shirts on all thestaff's backs) we set sail.And so far it's pretty magic. All twenty-three of...

Hello Everyone,Well, what a difference a day makes! Over the last 24 hours we havemotor sailed a fantastic 242 NM (400KM) at an average speed of aboutten knots. The sailing is great with the Youth Crew keeping watch andworking the ship.One of the cool things...

Ahoy Shipmates!What a frustraing and exhilarating 24 hours! Overnight we had to handall sail and motor directly into the wind and sea - veryuncomfortable, especially for the girls up forward in the twelve-berth. This mornng for morning brief we had Georgie's re-telling ofthat famous salty-sea...

Ahoy Shipmates!Just when I thought things were going well, the weather has done it'sthing - we are now hard on the breeze, motor sailing at a fast 8.5knots, but being pushed well north of our intended track by a fresheasterly breeze. The Youth Crew are...

ARE YOU SURE TO STOP AS AN AMBASSADOR?
Please wait a moment...