An animated pre-school series aimed at 3 to 5 year-olds, Sydney Sailboat features best friends Sydney Sailboat and Zip the trainee Water Taxi as they learn how to ride the waves of life alongside their fleet of friends in bustling Bubble Bath Bay.
Sydney is a plucky young sailboat who dreams of one day sailing out through The Heads to explore the mysterious Big Blue Sea beyond the Harbour. Sydney is full of enthusiasm and always ready to help. But first he needs to learn the ropes! And when you’re an accident-prone little yacht who often launches before he looks, that’s not as easy-breezy as it sounds.
Terry the Tugboat is the salty old leader of the fleet and is in charge of keeping Bubble Bath Bay ship-shape! Under Terry’s gentle and steady command, each episode sees Sydney embarking on a new and exciting adventure, and in the process learning important lessons about teamwork, friendship, cooperation, respect and problem solving.
Whether it’s racing Bryan and Toots the chatterbox Ferries, assisting Muddles the morose barge, competing with cheeky Jet the speedboat from Big Town, or exploring with Stormy the bird-brained Petrel and Slick the playful seal pup – Sydney will always do his best to make sure it’s all smooth sailing in Bubble Bath Bay!
52 x 11' Animated Preschool Series
Producer: Carmel Travers
Series Director: Steve Trenbirth
Executive Producers: Carmel Travers, Chris Hilton, Zainir Aminullah, Paul Cummins and Fei Cheng Wong
Created by: Gareth Eden-Styche
Sydney Sailboat is an Essential Media and Entertainment production in association with Shambles Communications, Ideate Media, Telegael Teoranta and Lemon Sky. Developed and produced in association with the Australian Broadcasting Corporation and Screen NSW.