invitation to A sunset cruise on sydney harbour
Sydney Harbour Sunset Cruise | Tom Thumb (AWB 421)
Tom Thumb was built as a workboat for the Australian Army, before being transferred to the Royal Australian Navy in the 1960s. Approximately 400 of these boats were built between the 1940s and 1960s to fulfilled numerous roles, including transport, repair, or even floating hospitals.They spent most of their wartime in the islands and coastline around northern Australia.
AWB 421, as she was known, was rescued from Garden Island in the 1990s by Mark Fesq. He had her extensively rebuilt to original specifications, but configured for day-trips and casual cruising in Sydney harbour.
Enjoy an evening on one of the great icons of Australian maritime history.
5:15pm - Collect from Cockle Bay Wharf, Darling Harbour
5:45pm - Collect from Lavender Bay, Kirribilli
6:15pm - Collect from Rose Bay Wharf, (beside Catalina Restaurant)
(Drop-off depending on sunset time and final location)
Tom Thumb ready for a typical evening cruise for 10-15 people
A few things to remember
Always bring a jacket, you never know what the weather may do
Flat shoes of all sorts are fine, but be prepared to take them off anyone. (It's more comfortable that way as well)