Topic: STS Young Endeavour
Navy life can be fast-paced, but for one ship, it’s all about the journey.
Lieutenant Commander Mike Gough has retaken command of Sail Training Ship Young Endeavour 33 months to the day since he left the position.
The Royal Australian Navy-operated Sail Training Ship Young Endeavour returned to Sydney recently after a 10-month circumnavigation of Australia.
Midshipman William Bragg recently enjoyed a change of pace early in his Navy career, joining the Royal Australian Navy sail training ship, Young Endeavour, for a voyage across Australia’s north, from Gove to Darwin.
The national Sail Training Ship Young Endeavour arrived back in Cairns on 4 August crewed by 24 youths from across Australia. The young Australians sailed the square-rigged tall ship on an 11-day voyage out of Cairns, completing the Young Endeavour Youth Development Program.
A recent graduate of the Defence Indigenous Development Program and a Navy Cadet from Esperance in Western Australia were amongst the excited young crew who embarked on an 11 day adventure at sea when Sail Training Ship Young Endeavour departed Cairns on 25 July.
Two trans-Atlantic crossings, catching a cable car up to Cape Town’s Table Mountain, and sailing through the North Sea in company with 80 other tall ships was how one Navy officer spent part of 2015.
Sail Training Ship Young Endeavour has sailed into Fremantle, Western Australia, completing her final leg of a year-long circumnavigation of the world.
The 12,000th young Australian to set sail in STS Young Endeavour completed the Young Endeavour Youth Development Program over the weekend, after an eleven day voyage along the Queensland coast.
The Commanding Officer of STS Young Endeavour and his crew, together with the current youth crew from voyage 2/2014, welcomed some special guests aboard the ship in Devonport on recently.