The Windeward Bound Trust has been a Registered Charity with the Australian Tax Office (ATO) and Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission (ACNC) since 1999.  Our programs are made possible in part by the ongoing support of individual donors and corporate sponsors.  The Windeward Bound Trust currently has an application for Deductible Gift Recipiency (DGR) status before the ATO.

We are grateful to have so many enthusiastic and generous admirers and supporters of our ship and the work that we do.  If you would like to become a supporter, consider the below options:

Make a one time donation

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Become a sustaining donor

You can send us regular donations by setting up a recurring transfer from your bank account.  Please fill out the form below to instantly receive our bank details for setting up the transfer.

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Sponsor a Scholarship

The Trust provides scholarships for mariner training and accreditation through Seafood Training Tasmania and the Australian Maritime College, for which all of our voluntary crew are eligible to apply.  Scholarships vary in amount from a few hundred to several thousand dollars, and normally are distributed to several individuals each year.   Since 1999, Windeward Bound has sponsored the training and certification of over 80 voluntary crew, and has produced 32 Masters and Coxswains.  Please phone 0418 120 243 or email for more information.

Sponsor the Ship

Windeward Bound has had many corporate sponsors over the years, and we would love to work with you to arrange a sponsorship that suits your company's interests.  Sponsorship arrangements might include your company's name listed on our website and advertising materials, an annual daysail for your company's employees, or your logo on a prominent piece of ship's gear such as a sail. 

Photo by Rixt van der Ende