The restoration of Australia’s oldest tall ship, the Alma Doepel is currently underway in Melbourne’s Docklands.
The project aims to restore the ship to her former glory and recommence youth sail training on the Victorian Coast. The Cost of the Project is $3.3 million, to-date $2.1 million has been raised through sponsorships and donations. The remaining $1.2 million required to finish the project is being sought.
At the core of the future Alma Doepel work is the delivery of 9 day Youth Sail Training Voyages. These voyages are designed for enable young people to learn about themselves, others and the maritime world. Building their life skills and resilience through a method that has been used for centuries the world over.