Topic: STS Young Endeavour
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.
STS Young Endeavour has returned to Australia following the Sydney Auckland Tall Ship Regatta and the ship's New Zealand Voyage Program.
The ballot is now open for young Australians aged 16-23 to set sail for the voyage of a lifetime aboard the national Sail Training Ship Young Endeavour in 2014.
Two Royal Australian Navy admirals had just completed what would undoubtedly be one of the most exhilarating climbs a person could do - scaling the forward mast of Sail Training Ship Young Endeavour while she was underway in Sydney Harbour, during the International Fleet Review.
The Tall Ships Entry into Sydney Harbour on 3 October which kicked off the International Fleet Review had a distinctly Navy flavour.
Eight Sydney-bound tall ships, including our own Young Endeavour, docked in Hobart on Friday for the five-day Tall Ships Hobart 2013 Festival.