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&
As I walk down the dock in a little known town in northern Queensland called Gladstone I get my first glimpse of the big blue brigantine that will become my home for the next 11 days.
Do you ever get the urge to get out of your comfort zone, step out of the normal, and expose yourself to a completely new and challenging situation?
If I looked down I would see the ship's deck far below me, if I looked behind me I would see the vast South Pacific stretching away to the horizon, if I peered to my left or my right I woul