Climb aboard for a unique trip to remember in Whitby

We would like to wish everybody a happy new year for 2023. And thank you for all your support throughout 2022. Closed till April 1st 2023. Please contact us through our website for any school or group bookings for 2023. So come walk the plank and have your photo taken at sea or aboard with our pirate, sing along or clap your hands stamp your feet to our sea shanties. Audio story about captain Cook's life and sailings of discovery on this famous ship. £5 per sailor for this 20 minutes trip aboard the famous ship. Cash or card payments. Dogs and Ferrets free!! 

No Booking Required credit card payments taken sailing most days through the year 1st April to 31st October (subject to weather and tide conditions. we may offer river trips if we can't get to sea) 

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Sea Trips Around Whitby Harbour and Along the Coast

School Visits, Groups & Parties Welcome

Climb on board the Bark Endeavour Whitby for a unique trip to remember ...


Our authentic replica of HMS Endeavour - which was sailed by Captain James Cook during his scientific expedition of 1768 - has been traditionally built by Whitby craftsmen and stands in the water some 40% of the ships original size.

Join us for one of our regular sailings throughout the year and we will take you on a voyage around Whitby Harbour and along the coast to Sandsend, where you will follow in the path of Cook himself and re-live his life at sea.

We guarantee that it will be a trip to remember and we look forward to welcoming you on board quite soon!


A voyage back in time for everyone ...


Your trip on the Bark Endeavour Whitby will be more than a simple pleasure cruise; instead, you will enjoy some fantastic views of North Yorkshire's Jurassic coastline, with its interesting geological features and its wealth of fossils and minerals, including the famous Whitby Jet; You will also see a rich variety of wildlife, including many different types of sea bird, seals and occasionally porpoise, dolphins and whales.

Sit back, relax and enjoy your surroundings while you listen to traditional Whitby sea shanties and hear about the life of Captain Cook, the history of Whitby and a whole lot more.

Featuring in Cutthroat Island Promo ...

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A 'scream park' in County Durham has a new attraction for later in 2022 - 'Cuthroat Island'. Their promo video was shot aboard our boat and can be seen here. (May not be suitable for younger audiences or those who are scared of pirates....).


As seen on TV ...

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We had the pleasure of welcoming Justin Fletcher and friends aboard to be pirates for the day as part of the Something Special series. You can watch the show on BBC iPlayer here.

Your safety always matters to us ...

schoolFor your peace of mind, both our Captain and sailing vessel are fully certified and insured. We are licensed to carry parties of up to 46 people on sea voyages and we carry full M.C.A. safety equipment on board in case of an emergency. In addition, we have a number of safety measures in place to ensure your comfort at all times during the voyage.

Having featured on numerous TV programmes, our sailing vessel has become a popular attraction for holiday makers, coach parties and those on educational visits. Our Captain and crew include ex-fishermen and lifeboat men with an in-depth knowledge of the local coastline.


mascotSailing times (no booking required) start from 10:00-10:30 am most days throughout the year (subject to weather and tide conditions). The sailing trips are approx. 25 mins around Whitby Harbour and along the coast to Sandsend

For group bookings it is also advisable to book beforehand so that we can ensure all members of your party are suitably catered for upon your arrival.

Dogs: Sea dogs are welcome onboard FREE OF CHARGE

We appreciate that everyone has different requirements and it is our aim to ensure that your voyage is a most pleasurable experience.

We recommend you contact us to check when we are sailing before you decide to travel.

Contact us today for more information or to make your booking.

Nigel 07452 838355 / John 07305 722908