The South Passage slips past the end of Urangan Pier as it heads seaward on a stunning autumn day.
The South Passage slips past the end of Urangan Pier as it heads seaward on a stunning autumn day. Alistair Brightman

Sailing away on a beautiful autumn day in Hervey Bay

ON A brisk autumn morning, the tall sails of the South Passage drifted past dozens of onlookers on the Urangan Pier.

The training ship, a 100ft schooner, headed out to sea on Friday.

It gives youngsters, aged 14 to 17, a chance to learn the art and discipline of sailing.



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