Find out everything you need to know about Tall Ships in Victoria whether they are arriving, left or permanently based here. You’ll find the latest on events, fundraising, news and tour bookings.
One and All
To celebrate 100 years of Rotary, the One and All is scheduled to visit Docklands on 25 May to 3 June 2023. The sail training ship One and All sails out of the port of Adelaide. Join the ship in one of the many events during the year from Open Days, Event Exhibitions, Day Sails to Voyages, or join as a volunteer.
Young Endeavour Voyages
This ship will be in Melbourne 25 November to 3 December 2022.
Young Endeavour (Sydney) has a great youth scheme (16-23 year olds) so check out their website. They are now accepting applications for the 2022 Voyages.
60th Melbourne Boat Show 2022
The 2022 show was hosted by TSV affiliate BIAV (Boating Industry Association of Victoria) from 20 to 23 October at Docklands. BIAV sponsored a stand for Tall Ships Victoria in the centre of the show. With the weather co-operating, the show was considered to be a successful event with visitor numbers exceeding expectations by 200% and all feedback being very positive.
Heritage Tour of 1874 Alfred Graving Dock
This was a unique opportunity for visitors on 24 and 30 April 2022, as the Dock has rarely been open to the public, having been a secure defence shipyard for many years. Read more…
The ship is now alongside the wharf outside Shed 2 in Docklands where the new engines, tanks, masts, rigging and a vast array of equipment will be fitted in and on the ship. Further details may be found at:
Melbourne’s tall ship Enterprize is a replica of the 1830 topsail schooner. It was launched in 1997 and operated by a volunteer crew. She provides an authentic 19th-century sailing experience for all Victorians. For details visit Enterprize.
The Ocean Education Centre
Engaging with the marine environment…
Victoria has developed a project involving the use of tall ships in marine science and research, education, edu-tourism, and marine construction and training. To find out about our centre and what goes on, see current projects-Ocean Education Centre.
Port of Williamstown Action Group (PoWAG)
Victorian Minister for Ports for the Labour Government to fund $6m to rebuild Workshops Pier. See Facebook page for full details. See Maritime Precinct Framework Report – December 2021 (PDF).
2022 Geelong Wooden Boat Festival
The bi-annual GWB Festival was held on Labour Day weekend. The Festival sponsored a stand for Tall Ships Victoria and Sail & Adventure Limited.
Schooner Enterprize conducted one hour sails, ship tours and conducted school sails out of Geelong .
The Alma Doepel Supporters Club was represented and held a successful fundraising raffle. For details visit the Geelong Wooden Boat Festival.
To track Tall Ships and other vessels , visit Marine Traffic