The Young Endeavour sailing around the world


Luckily for Londoners the Thames is no stranger to sailing ships and they come in various shapes and sizes and with lots of different stories behind them.

Young Endeavour (3) @ Thames Barrier 15-07-15That said today saw the arrival of a much rarer sailing ship that, although British built, now spends it’s days homeported in Sydney Australia. Young Endeavour (6) @ Thames Barrier 15-07-15

She is the Sail Training Ship Young Endeavour which was gifted to the people of Australia by the people of the United Kingdom to mark the bicentenary in 1988 as is used to provide training and experience to young people.

Young Endeavour (8) @ Thames Barrier 15-07-15She is currently on a round the world cruise and is visiting various ports to participate in tall ship events and the itinerary includes a few days in London on her way to Amsterdam, Young Endeavour (12) @ Thames Barrier 15-07-15

Update 17th July: Young Endeavour has now left London on the next leg of her round-the-world voyage and is heading to Lowestoft which is where she was built – safe sailing.

Young Endeavour @ Gallions Reach 17-07-15

A few more pictures can be seen here.

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