The official page of Spirit of Adventure Trust. www.spiritofadventure.org.nz www.twitter.com/spiritofnz
|Mission||To empower young New Zealanders to reach their full potential through the challenge of the sea.|
Spirit of New Zealand is a 45m barquentine-rigged sail-training vessel.
Based in Auckland, New Zealand, she takes youth aged 16-18 years on 10-Day Development Voyages.
Three awards from Sail Training International (www.sailtraininginternational.org.nz):
Sail Training Organisation of the Year, 2008
Volunteer of the Year, 2009, Spirit Volunteer Sheila Budgen
Sail Trainer of the Year, 2010, Spirit Sailing Master Paul Leppington
|Founded||1973 (SONZ Launched 1986)|
10-Day Development Voyages (16-18 year olds)
5-Day Spirit Trophy Voyages (year 10 students)
5-Day Inspiration Voyage (17-20 year olds facing physical challenges)
5-Day Leadership Voyages (student school trustees)
Public Day sails (half day, full day, evening & weekends)