Boxing Day on the James Craig

The James Craig is a 19th Century square rigger, restored by the Sydney Heritage Fleet, which makes regular sailings from Sydney Harbour open to the public, including a Boxing Day trip to observe the departing Sydney-Hobart race:

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The crew (all volunteers) told us of the history of the vessel, including the tough life at sea of the crew of just 18, managing extreme conditions with no external communication, and no safety aids, which reminded me of:

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