by Len Langan
*Image Credit: Tall Ships Hobart 2013. Permission to republish granted by Daryl Poobles (Media and Communications Manager, Australian Wooden Boat Festival, Inc.) For more details phone 0418 972 420.
The “Windeward Bound” will make two special sailings on these days setting out at 1.00pm and returning at 4.00pm. Imagine three hours in which to capture the romance of our early settlement through contact, sight and sound. The crew will be dressed in colonial costume and cordially invites passengers to do likewise. A prize will be offered to the “best dressed’ on each day.
The “Windeward Bound” is close to the size of the First Fleet’s “Friendship”
Have you ever spent an Australia Day time travelling? Why not?
Len Langan lives in Longford with his wife Jill. They are both passionate about Tasmanian heritage and tourism and things that can be done in this industry. Len writes about Tasmanian history for both The Courier in Longford and the magazine Sagacity, and works with Virtuosi taking music to rural areas.
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