In 2020, Duyfken celebrated her 21st birthday, having been first launched in 1999 in her home port of Fremantle – the result of community, corporate and government funding to bring to fruition the idea of building a replica of the original Dutch sailing ship Duyfken that arrived on the shores of Australia way back in… Read more »
The ship is ready for her annual Twilight Sail season on the Swan River, which starts on Saturday, November 23, and runs through to mid-March 2020. The Duyfken Twilight Sail is a truly unique experience. You not only get the chance to relax and unwind, you can also learn how crew of the original Duyfken… Read more »
Moving Duyfken to her summer home at the South of Perth Yacht Club is no small exercise. The journey up river on November 8 only took 40 minutes from Sardine Wharf in Fremantle to the Royal Freshwater Bay Yacht Club but there was a whole lot of work and preparation involved to ensure she could… Read more »
Duyfken’s first year at Hillary’s Boat Harbour has resulted in a massive boost in the number of general public visitors on the ship.