Australian
East Coast
Voyage

Map

Leg 1. Franklin – Sydney
Leg 2a. Sydney – Hervey Bay
Leg 2b. Hervey Bay – Cairns
Leg 3. Cairns – Thursday Island

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 2021

Early Spring 2021 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 four 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 2021 Options

Booking and questions please send us an email here

Option 1: Franklin- Sydney 

Embark: Franklin, Friday the 3th of September 10.00.
Disembark: Sydney, Tuesday the 14th of September 15.00.
Price per person:
Cabin berth per person: AU$ 4,950
Salon berth per person: AU$ 4,400
Distance 700 nm / Nights on board 11 / Days at sea 4kn average 7.2

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 2a: Sydney – Hervey Bay
Embark: Sydney, Wedensday the 15th of September 10.00.
Disembark: Hervey Bay Friday the 24rd of September midday.
Price per person:
Cabin berth per person: AU$ 4,050
Salon berth per person: AU$ 3,600
Distance 570nm / Nights on board 9 / Days at sea 4kn Average 6

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

Option 2b: Hervey Bay – Cairns
Embark: Hervey Bay, Friday the 24th of September 15.00.
Disembark: Cairns, Sunday the 3rd of October midday.
Price per person:
Cabin berth per person: AU$ 4,050
Salon berth per person: AU$ 3,600
Distance 645nm / nights on board 9 / Days at sea 4kn average 6

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, Hinchinbrook Island, Fitzroy Island

Option 3: Cairns – Thursday Island 
Embark: Cairns Sunday the 4th of October midday.
Disembark: Thursday Island, Sunday the 12th of October midday.
Price per person:
Cabin berth per person: AU$ 4,050
Salon berth per person: AU$ 3,600
Distance 465 / Nights on board 8 / Days at sea 4kn average 4.8.

This final leg on the Australian coast will include a call at Cape Tribulation where the reef meets the rainforest.
Possible Anchorages: Cape Tribulation.

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 .