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BOUND IS SAILING NORTH
16 BERTHS LEFT
August to 6th September– Embark in the am at Hobart and disembark on arrival at
Williamstown on 6th September following the welcome reception: COST
$ 2,000.00 incl GST (Early bird price)
– 30th August to 9th September- Embark in the am at Hobart and disembark in the am on 9th September. Although we arrive on the 6th this B&B option allows you to continue your stay on board for the
nights of the 6th, 7th, and 8th to soak up at first hand, Stage one of the Tall Ships Festival 2013.
(This option is recommended for non "Melbournites" as
accommodation anywhere near Williamstown is expected to be
$ 2,500.00 incl GST (Early bird price)
the ship in the historic seaport of Hobart Town, once a major
shipbuilding and trading port, where the wharves were lined with
square rigged vessels of all shapes and sizes, from fast ocean going
brigantines similar to "Windeward Bound", to chunky merchantmen
and sleek clipper ships.
will embark in the morning of the 30th August with your fellow voyagers, and the ship will sail as soon as
everyone is on board and their gear is stowed. The ship will go to
anchor in a quiet part of the Harbour where you will meet your fellow
voyagers and our professional crew, you will be allocated your
watches, and receive a thorough safety induction, get to know how the
vessel works, participate in emergency drills, and, if you are with
us as working sail trainees, go for your first climb aloft. This will
be followed by lunch from our wonderful chef, and when all is ready
we will proceed to sea.
Route to Melbourne will be dictated by wind direction and weather,
however we expect to arrive off Port Phillip Heads during daylight on 5th September, allowing for a daylight entry through Melbourne's
infamous Rip, an entry that has fascinated mariners since the first
known European vessel sailed through in 1801. Here we will join the
first of the arriving foreign Tall Ships, for a grand entry to
destination is Williamstown, another famous and historic seaport,
once a rough and tough seaman's town, although now gentrified and a
town of good restaurants and cafés, it still retains the
interesting and colourful maritime atmosphere of the Victorian past.
14 BERTHS LEFT
September to 20th September– Embark in the am at Williamstown and disembark on
arrival at Hobart on 20th September following the welcome festivities: COST
$ 2,450.00 p.p. incl GST (Early bird price)
September to 23rd September- Embark in the am at Williamstown and
disembark in the am on 23rd September. Although we arrive on the
this B&B option allows you to continue your stay on board for the
nights of the 20th, 21st, and 22nd
to soak up at first hand, stage two of the Tall Ships Festival 2013.
(This option is recommended for non "Hobartians" as accommodation
anywhere near Hobart is expected to be unobtainable)
$ 3,150.00 incl GST (Early bird price)