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STS Young Endeavour is back at sea and accepting applications for voyages in 2023!   After a busy few months of scheduled maintenance the crew are in Queensland visiting Brisbane and Gladstone, and will return to Sydney and Melbourne before the end of the year. We're also...

STS Young Endeavour has embarked an alumni crew and set sail with the Sydney Hobart Yacht Race fleet The brigantine's final voyage for 2021 will be providing communication support for the event, acting as a radio relay vessel. The embarked crew are excited to be part...

Applications are now open to sail STS Young Endeavour in 2022. Young Australians aged 16-23 are invited to join the Young Endeavour crew for ten day voyages in 2022. The ship will sail to Tasmania, Victoria, South Australia for the first time in two years, before...

Applications are now open for 2021 voyages in STS Young Endeavour, Australia’s national Sail Training Ship. Youth aged 16-23 are invited to apply for the new 2021 voyage dates, sailing from May – December in New South Wales, Queensland and Victorian waters. The Royal Australian...

A yearning for a career in the Royal Australian Navy inspired 17 year old Samantha Howard to join sail training ship Young Endeavour for its first voyage of 2021. Samantha, from Mayfield West, was supported on her journey by the City of Newcastle RSL Sub-Branch, and...

"Their Excellencies General the Honourable David Hurley AC DSC (Retd), Governor-General of the Commonwealth of Australia and Patron of the Young Endeavour Youth Scheme, and Mrs Linda Hurley joined the crew to celebrate the achievement. “This program is about self-discovery and leadership,” said His Excellency the...

We are excited to announce that voyages in STS Young Endeavour will resume in February 2021. In response to advice from government and health authorities we have developed a modified program with a number of COVID-19 safe measures in place, to enable voyages to resume...

Born in Edinburgh in 1926, Colin studied engineering at Southampton University before serving his design apprenticeship at The British Power Boat Company in Southampton. He secured work with Yacht designers Laurent Giles and Partners in Lymington, later setting up his own firm. A lifetime adventurer, Colin...

Young Endeavour is in the dry dock at Garden Island undergoing maintenance. While on the blocks she will have her hull scraped and anti-fouled, and checks made to her steering, propulsion and underwater valves. Commanding Officer, Lieutenant Commander Andrew Callander, says the work is progressing on...

"At age 16, Saskia Junge from Melbourne took part in an unforgettable adventure which saw her sail from Brisbane to Sydney on board the national sail training ship Young Endeavour. “My dad always told me about Young Endeavour and then I was on a leadership camp...

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