After a pleasant night at anchor in Broken Bay the Youth Crew assumed control of the Ship at 1230 and we weighed anchor at 1500 and proceeded to sea to commence our passage to Sydney Harbour.
Completed the final activities prior to Command Day and proceeded to anchor off Patonga mid - afternoon.
Remained at sea for 24 hrs. Focussed on sail handling and coastal navigation practical experience.
Weighed anchor after lunch and proceeded to sea to commence the second period of 48 hours at sea.
Anchored at Nelson Bay in Port Stephens at 1100. Youth Crew went ashore after lunch for a couple of hours. We are remaining here over night.
Anchored on the northern side of Broughton Island awaiting the arrival some moderate northerlies forecast for late afternoon. Put youth crew ashore after lunch for 3 hours. Weighed anchor at 1800 and proceeded back to sea.
Conducted first climbs in showery conditions at anchor in Watsons Bay before departing the harbour and commencing passage north.
Youth Crew embarked alongside Darling Harbour and Ship proceeded to anchor in Watsons Bay.