Sail of the century
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Sail of the century

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The HM Bark Endeavour pictured is a replica of the HMS Endeavour, commanded by James Cook when he charted New Zealand and discovered the eastern coast of Australia. On May 21st, 2012, the Endeavour returned to Sydney Harbour after a 13 month circumnavigation of Australia. All pictures by Wolter Peeters. A collection of images from the Fairfax Archive. Selected Images available from www.fairfaxsyndication.com.

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The replica of Captain Cook's ship HM Bark Endeavour arrives in Sydney Harbour after a 13 month 13,300 nautical mile circumnavigation of Australia.Photo: Wolter Peeters

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The replica of Captain Cook's ship HM Bark Endeavour (right) and flanked by the James Craig (left), arrives in Sydney Harbour after a 13 month 13,300 nautical mile circumnavigation of Australia.Photo: Wolter Peeters

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The replica of Captain Cook's ship HM Bark Endeavour arrives in Sydney Harbour after a 13 month 13,300 nautical mile circumnavigation of Australia.Photo: Wolter Peeters

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The replica of Captain Cook's ship HM Bark Endeavour arrives in Sydney HarbourPhoto: Wolter Peeters

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The replica of Captain Cook's ship HM Bark Endeavour arrives in Sydney HarbourPhoto: Wolter Peeters

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The replica of Captain Cook's ship HM Bark Endeavour arrives in Sydney Harbour after a 13 month 13,300 nautical mile circumnavigation of Australia.Photo: Wolter Peeters

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The replica of Captain Cook's ship HM Bark Endeavour arrives in Sydney Harbour after a 13 month 13,300 nautical mile circumnavigation of Australia.Photo: Wolter Peeters

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The replica of Captain Cook's ship HM Bark Endeavour arrives in Sydney Harbour after a 13 month 13,300 nautical mile circumnavigation of Australia.Photo: Wolter Peeters

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The replica of Captain Cook's ship HM Bark Endeavour arrives in Sydney Harbour after a 13 month 13,300 nautical mile circumnavigation of Australia.Photo: Wolter Peeters

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The replica of Captain Cook's ship HM Bark Endeavour arrives in Sydney Harbour after a 13 month 13,300 nautical mile circumnavigation of Australia.Photo: Wolter Peeters