Third Mate - Gordonstoun School Sail Training Department

The Gordonstoun Sail Training Department has a vacancy for Third mate on board their 24m Oyster Ketch Ocean Spirit of Moray. This new post is intended as an opportunity for individuals over 21 years of age interested in beginning a career in Sail Training and as such there is no minimum qualification required (although an ENG1 is required), however candidates will have to demonstrate a commitment to Sail Training and a track record of sailing in positions of responsibility aboard Sail Training vessels. With the possibility of access to funded training, this post has excellent potential for those hoping to start a full time career in Sail Training.

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Marine Society & Sea Cadets Seasonal Watersports Instructors

Seasonal Watersports Instructors, London Area Boat Station, based Royal Victoria Dock, London, E16 2QT

The MSSC are currently seeking seasonal water sports instructors to deliver training at their growing facility in East London. In this role you will support the Chief Instructor in ensuring the smooth running of the site and delivering high quality instruction to a wide range of user groups.

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Marine Society & Sea Cadets Commanding Officer TS John Jerwood

Commanding Officer, TS John Jerwood, based Gosport, PO12 2AB.

Marine Society and Sea Cadets (MSSC) is the nation's largest maritime charity and the governing charity of the Sea Cadet Corps (SCC), a civilian voluntary youth organisation comprising some 400 or so volunteer Sea Cadet Units, throughout the UK. The SCC offers a wide range of youth opportunities with the same enduring objective – to foster good citizenship in the community.

The MSSC are seeking to appoint a Commanding Officer for TS John Jerwood, their 24 metre power youth training vessel based in Gosport. The vessel undertakes 6 day voyages for up to 12 Cadets (aged 12 to 18) at a time around the UK and near continent, from March to November. From December to February, the vessel undergoes winter maintenance, including a docking, usually in the Gosport area.

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Marine Society & Sea Cadets - Deputy Manager, London Area boat station

Deputy Manager, London Area Boat Station, based Royal Victoria Docks, London, E16 2QT

Marine Society and Sea Cadets are currently seeking to appoint a Deputy Boat Station Manager to play a key role in the day to day operations of their London Area Boat Station, Royal Victoria Docks. As plans for the development of activity and facilities at the centre are underway, this is a particularly exciting time for the right individual to make a real difference in the lives of young people and volunteers through the delivery of water-based activity training.

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Maybe Sailing - Administrative, Communications and Marketing Role

Maybe Sailing still require a person with sailing knowledge to lead their office-based tasks:

Ideally Maybe Sailing are looking for full-time 40 hours per week.

The position is at their office in the outskirts of Leeds and the tasks include:

- answering emails daily, answering the phone and arranging meetings within the staff and with schools for the youth program.
- find and recruit volunteer crew
- organise the finer details of the sail program
- contact and source sponsors for all aspects of the boat
- research and secure funding via grants
- social media interaction and marketing; FaceBook, Twitter, Instagram etc.
- communications; latest news published regularly on the website, min. once a week during sailing season, creation of newsletter to go out bi-monthly, website updates; reviewing content, updating photos etc.

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Medical Purser - Jubilee Sailing Trust

Are you adapatable with a cheerful, optimistic personality and organised, with good administration skills? If the answer is yes, apply to join one of Jubilee Sailing Trust's magnificent Tall Ships and sail the seas as Medical Purser on board S.T.S. Lord Nelson & S.V. Tenacious.

JST are looking for a Nurse registered with the NMC and who has ideally worked in a clinical role within the last 6 months.

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Cook - Trinity Sailing Foundation

Spend the summer sailing two of the last of the legendry Brixham Sailing Trawlers in some of the UK's most spectacular cruising grounds. Trinity Sailing Foundation require a cook for one of their 2 largest vessels Leader (built 1892) or Provident (built 1924).

Trinity Sailing provides adventure sailing holidays and youth development voyages aboard their fleet of traditional sailing vessels. This year they will be operating from the West Coast of Scotland and the South Coasts of Devon and Cornwall with trips to the Scilly Isles, Brittany and the Channel Islands. The boats operate a six night voyage during this time you will visit a mixture of bustling ports and quiet and remote anchorages.

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Volunteer Third Officer - Jubilee Sailing Trust

Volunteer as Third Officer

Do you want to make a difference to the lives of others? Volunteer as Third Officer on board S.T.S Lord Nelson and S.V Tenacious. UK OOW CoC or equivalent needed.

Benefits include: All travel paid, top quality food, visit exciting new ports.

No square rig sailing experience is needed.

For more information please contact Charlotte Butcher – This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or telephone +44 (0)23 8044 3113

Sailing Master - Boleh Project

Expressions of Interest sought for unique and exciting appointment of Sailing Master for restored Historic Junk Yacht "Boleh" coded for Sail Training and due to be commissioned in September 2014.

Full time salaried position from July 2014 and based in Portsmouth.

Overall direction and delivery of extensive annual programme of sailing and onshore activities for young people.

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Refit Volunteers - Ocean Youth Trust South

OYT South's vessel John Laing undergoes a substantial refit every year between November and March. Volunteers are needed to join the team for a minimum of a month during this time - ideally for the full four and a half months.

This is an ideal opportunity for someone planning a gap year or career break, or looking to move into the Sail Training industry: most previous OYT South core team refit volunteers have gone on to paid sailing work.

Volunteers receive food and accommodation, as well as experience in boat repairs and maintenance.

A hard-working, responsible and enthusiastic approach is essential; practical skills in any aspect of boat maintenance is an advantage.

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Volunteer Skippers - Ro-Ro Sailing Project

Volunteer Skippers Wanted for RoRo Sailing Project which provides sailing facilities for disabled people in purpose designed wheelchair accessible yachts.

Qualifications required = RYA Yachtmaster offshore


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