It was Friday 15 November 2013 when I came home from buying groceries that I found the email I was waiting for! Shipping Agents Peters & May https://www.petersandmay.com/ granted me permission to voyage with 1864 clipper ship City of Adelaide from Dordrecht, The Netherlands to Adelaide, South Australia! Two years of agony waiting for that to come through, over in just a few seconds of reading the message.
‘I collapsed to the floor and sobbed! What had a I done? … ‘ (extract from my book, coming soon)
Keep watching for what happens next!
The MyState Bank Australian Wooden Boat Festival is held every two years in Hobart, Tasmania, Australia. I had the enormous privilege of being invited by Captain David Bruce’s great-great-granddaughter to the 2017 MyState Bank Australian Wooden Boat Festival. https://www.australianwoodenboatfestival.com.au/about-us/history/
Above are some images from the Parade of Sail. People and boats come from all over the world for this exciting event.