Australian
East Coast
Voyage 2022

Map

Leg 1 Franklin – Sydney 
Leg 2 Sydney – Hervey Bay 
Leg 3 Hervey Bay – Airlie Beach 
Leg 4 Airlie Beach – Cairns 
Leg 5  Cairns – Thursday Island
Leg 6 Thursday Island – Darwin 

Welcome

We welcome you on board Yukon, the traditional danish build sailing ketch.

We sail in harmony with the wind and the waves, all on board can get involved with the daily routine of a sailing vessel or you simply sit back and relax.

As the elements gradually begin to work their magic, one cannot help but be enchanted by the sensation of a ship under sail at sea.

Come sail with us!

Australian East Coast Voyage
Departure postponed to June 2022

Departure Franklin June 2022, we offer you a great opportunity to find your sea legs! We have decided to embark on the Australian East Coast Voyage.
This gives you six different options to join the voyage as listed below.
Yukon takes up to 6 guests for this cruise. Sleeping options are:
CABINS – Two private cabins each containing two bunks with top and bottom bunk. 
SALOON – At night the saloon provides bunk space for two people. your single bed will be made for you after dinner each night.
More information on layout under deck is here.

Australian East Coast Voyage 2022 Options

Booking and questions please send us an email here

Option 1: Franklin towards Sydney 
Embark: Franklin, Tuesday the 21st of June 17.00
Disembark: Sydney, Monday the 4th of July 15.00
Price per person:
Cabin berth per person: AU$ 5,850
Salon berth per person: AU$ 5,200
Distance 700 nm / Nights on board 13

The opening leg of our voyage we bid Tasmania farewell via Tasman Island and the east coast making land fall on the Australian mainland around Gabo Island after crossing Bass Strait. New South Wales offers some good anchorages as we hug the coast and head north toward wonderful Sydney Harbour. Good Albatross spotting possibilities and whale watching. Possible anchorages: Fortescue Bay, Wineglass Bay, Cape Barron Island Twofold Bay, Jervis Bay.

Option 2: Sydney – Hervey Bay
Embark: Sydney, Wednesday the 6th of July 10.00.
Disembark: Hervey Bay, Monday the 18th of July 12.00.
Price per person:
Cabin berth per person: AU$ 5,400
Salon berth per person: AU$ 4,800
Distance 570nm / Nights on board 12

As we head north, we expect to pick up the Southeast Tradewinds making for good sailing, hugging the coast we get some great views. Possible anchorages: Port Macquarie, Coffs Harbour, Frazer Island.

Option 3: Hervey Bay – Airlie Beach
Embark: Hervey Bay, Tuesday the 19th of July 15.00.
Disembark: Airlie Beach, Sunday the 30th of July 12.00.
Price per person:
Cabin berth per person: AU$ 4,950
Salon berth per person: AU$ 4,400
Distance 380nm / nights on board 11

This passage takes us northwards into the lee of the Great Barrier Reef. We can expect to enjoy some of the east coasts premier sailing grounds and scenery. Possible anchorages Whitsunday Islands. 

Option 4: Airlie Beach – Cairns
Embark: Airlie Beach, Monday the 1st of August 15.00.
Disembark: Cairns, Saturday the 13th of August 12.00.
Price per person:
Cabin berth per person: AU$ 5,400
Salon berth per person: AU$ 4,800
Distance 300 / Nights on board 12

Great coasting continues in the lee of the reef. Possible anchorages. Whitsunday islands, Hinchinbrook Island.

Option 5: Cairns – Thursday Island
Embark: Cairns, Tuesday the 16th of August 15.00
Disembark: Thursday Island Sunday the 28th of August 12.00
Price per person:
Cabin berth per person: AU$ 5,400
Salon berth per person: AU$ 4,800
Distance 470 / Nights on board 12

We continue winding our way north in the lee of the reef. Possible anchorages, Cape Tribulation, Hope islands, Cooktown, Cape York.

Option 6: Thursday Island – Darwin
Embark: Thursday Island, Tuesday the 30rd of August 15.00
Disembark: Darwin, Thursday the 15th of September 12.00

Price per person:
Cabin berth per person: AU$ 7,200 + pt. extra costs for arrangements ashore
Salon berth per person: AU$ 6,400 + pt. extra costs for arrangements ashore.
Distance 950 / Nights on board 16

Across the top, gulf of Carpentaria, Groote Island (Anindilyakwa), Arnhem land.

Price includes: All meals on board. All accommodation on board the Yukon.
Price does not include: Travel to and from vessel.  Disembarkation at the scheduled time with consideration to weather.
Booking and questions please send us an email here

FAQ

Booking and questions please send us an email here and we will get back to you with your cruise agreement .