Latitude: 
33° 52' South
Longitude: 
151° 16' East
Conditions: 
BLUSTERY CONDITIONS
PAST 24 HOURS

YOUNG ENDEAVOUR DEPARTED WOOLLOOMOOLOO YESTREDAY IN BLUSTERY
CONDITIONS AND ANCHORED OFF ATHOL BAY OVERNIGHT. ON DECK YOUTH CREW COMMENCED ICE BREAKERS TO HAVE THE OPPORTUNITY TO INTERACT WITH THEIR NEW WATCH MATES AND COMPLETE A SHIPS TOUR. EVERYONE ENJOYED A FABULOUS DINNER BEFORE DONING ON A SAFETY HARNESS FOR THE FIRST CLIMB ALOFT TO THE LOWER TOP PLATFORM. OVERNIGHT ALL WATCHES HAD THE OPPORTUNITY TO PROGRESS IN CLIMBING AND COMPILE A FULL VALUE CONTRACT. THIS SETS THE WATCHES GAOLS AND EXPECTATIONS FOR THEIR VOYAGE.

AN EARLY RISE AT 0630 AM FOR MORNING EXERCISES BEFORE BREAKFAST. AT O800 ALSO KNOWN AS COLOURS THE AUSTRALIAN WHITE ENSIGN AND NATIONAL FLAG WERE HOISTED AS ALL SUNG THE NATIONAL ANTHEM. A FABULOUS MOMENT. DURING THE FORENOON A SERIES OF PRESENTATIONS BEFORE EVERYONE WENT FOR A QUICK SWIM IN SYDNEY HARBOUR. ALL WELL AND ENJOYING SHIPBOARD LIFE.

YOURS AYE

BRENTON WITT
LIEUTENANT COMMANDER, RAN
CAPTAIN STS YOUNG ENDEAVOUR