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Sailing like Captain Cook on Endeavour


Michelle Jana Chan joins would-be 18th Century seafarers getting a taste of life on the ocean as it would have been nearly a quarter of a millennium ago.

The HMB Endeavour - a replica of Captain James Cook's vessel which went on its voyage of discovery to Australia in 1768 - offers tourists cramped quarters and round the clock shifts. So what is the attraction?

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