The 1850s-style wooden heroic ships billowing sails will cruise past iconic landmarks such as the Sydney Opera House, Sydney Harbour Bridge, Fort Denison, Luna Park and Taronga Zoo.
The passion and enthusiasm of the crew was really catching and shone, especially our Captain Dave, who shone through with the way he told us his story and spoke to every passenger on board. Here as someone who truly loves what he does.
Not only was it an enjoyable Tall Ship, pirate adventure but one that inspired me to keep believing in my dream and loving what I do. Only great things can come from it.
Fresh oysters with a lemony tang, barbecued prawns, crab rolls, spinach and feta triangles, the platters of food kept on coming around.
Except I could barely eat it. I was too nervous about the mast climb challenge, which is a secret travel fear of mine. I had to also limit my intake of champagne on this bright and sunny spring day on Sydney Harbour to just one. Of course, they also serve soft drinks as well.