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Tall Ships Youth Trust are looking for a full time Chief Officer to work on board their 60m Tall Ship, Stavros S Niarchos.

Successful applicant must have completed a Tall Ships Suitability / Criminal Records Check.

• Minimum certification OOW with C/O yacht<3000Gt endorsement
• To have been assessed as competent to serve as a Watch Keeping Officer on a square rigged vessel or hold a Nautical Institute Square Rig Certificate
• Experience in similar vessels considered.

Technical Assistant
Location: Southampton
Salary: £23,000 per annum
Would you like to work with a progressive charity that changes lives?

The Jubilee Sailing Trust (JST) is a registered charity whose mission is to promote the integration of people of all physical abilities through the challenge and adventure of tall ship sailing aboard two very special ships, Lord Nelson and Tenacious.

We offer both able-bodied and disabled people adventures where you get the chance to experience working together in a fantastic environment.

Strategic Partnerships Manager/Director
Location: Based from home with regular travel to London and Southampton
Salary: Highly negotiable (dependent on proven success/impact in previous roles)

Would you like to develop a new income stream for a progressive charity that transforms lives and is currently going through an exciting period of transformation and international expansion?

The Jubilee Sailing Trust (JST) is a registered charity that provides life-changing adventures to people of all physical abilities aboard two very special ships, Lord Nelson and Tenacious.

Education Sales Manager/Director
Location: Based from home with regular travel to London and Southampton
Salary: Highly negotiable (dependent on proven success/impact in previous roles)

Would you like to develop a new income stream for a progressive charity that transforms lives and is currently going through an exciting period of transformation and international expansion?

The Jubilee Sailing Trust (JST) is a registered charity that provides life-changing adventures to people of all physical abilities aboard two very special ships, Lord Nelson and Tenacious.

Location: Southampton
Salary: £18,500 per annum
Would you like to work with a progressive charity that changes lives?

The Jubilee Sailing Trust (JST) is a registered charity whose mission is to promote the integration of people of all physical abilities through the challenge and adventure of tall ship sailing aboard two very special ships, Lord Nelson and Tenacious.

We offer both able-bodied and disabled people adventures where you get the chance to experience working together in a fantastic environment.

The Jubilee Sailing Trust (JST) is advertising for 2 Chief Engineers to work on its sail training vessels LORD NELSON and TENACIOUS. The JST is a UK registered charity that promotes the integration between able-bodied and physically disabled people.

Minimum qualifications are UK MCA Yacht 4 or SMEOL , however, higher engineering qualifications are preferred. Candidates must be fluent in English.

Annual leave rate is 125 days per year at the outset, rising to 134 days per year for further service.
Salary is £32,551.00 per annum, paid monthly.
Tours of duty are approx 4 – 8 weeks onboard, approx 2 – 4 weeks leave.
Pro-rata contracts (e.g. 1:1 work/leave ratio) are also possible.

Post: Skipper (seasonal)

Location: UK East & South coast ports for coastal and voyages

Details: The Cirdan Sailing Trust requires a Sail Training Skipper to work aboard Duet, an Edwardian gaff yawl, for the 2016 season starting at the beginning of February through until early November.

Cirdan has been operating for over 30 years providing young people, in particular those who are disadvantaged in some way, with the opportunity to develop life skills through the challenge and adventure of life at sea. The ideal candidates will have an empathy with youth of today and ideally some experience of working with young people as they will be expected to interact with trainees to instruct, encourage and motivate. The successful applicants will hold or be subject to a Disclosure & Barring Service check.

Requirements: Candidates should hold RYA Yachtmaster with commercial endorsement plus an ENG1 medical certificate. Experience of large sailing vessels essential, preferably traditional gaff-rig.

Salary: circa £1,800 gross per month plus extras

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Website: www.cirdantrust.org

The Excelsior Trust has a vacancy for bosun for the 2016 season.

Excelsior is one of the last Lowestoft smacks and is known for her historical accuracy. We work with local schools as well as other charities and the occasional adult charter and will be sailing in the Baltic as well as UK water over 2016.

The Excelsior Trust are looking for an enthusiastic person to be part of the core team on board to help maintain the vessel as well as deliver a quality experience to their trainees.

The ideal candidate will have experience on traditional vessels and a positive attitude to learn more.

CV's and any questions can be sent to Gavin Taylor via email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

First Lieutenant, TS John Jerwood, based Gosport, PO12 2AB.

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

MSSC are seeking to appoint a First Lieutenant for TS John Jerwood, their 24 metre power youth training vessel based in Gosport, with a start date in late February 2016 in preparation for the new training season. 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.

Cook, TS Royalist (ship based Gosport, PO12 2AB).

£19,500 - £20,500, dependent upon relevant skills and experience

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.

MSSC are seeking to appoint a Cook for TS ROYALIST, a 31 metre offshore Sail Training brig based in Gosport, to start before the start of the new sailing season (early March 2016). The ship is brand new, having been constructed in Spain and delivered to the MSSC during 2015. Therefore, she has modern and spacious accommodation for the adult crew and a well appointed Galley and food service facilities. 2016 will be her first full operational sailing season.

This is a seasonal position, fixed term from 15th February to 30th November.

Instructor, based at Northwest Area Boating Station, Crosby L22 1RR

Salary £19,000

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

MSSC are currently seeking an enthusiastic Instructor to deliver high quality training at their training facility in North West Area Sea Cadet Boating Station, based at the Crosby Lakeside Adventure Centre. This is a modern, busy watersports centre located in a prime location near to the River Mersey Estuary, and delivers sailing, windsurfing, powerboating and paddlesport.

This position is a full time, permanent post. Hours of work each week will be variable, but will average approximately 44 hours.

Seasonal Instructor, based at Sea Cadet Training Centre, Weymouth DT4 8TZ

£18,500 Pro Rata

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

MSSC are currently seeking enthusiastic instructors to deliver training at their facility in Weymouth. In this role you will responsible for the delivery of training, as directed by and in support of the Chief Instructor.

This is a seasonal position, fixed term from 1st April to 30th September

"The Gordonstoun Sail Training Department is recruiting Second Mates for “Ocean Spirit of Moray” our 80’ Oyster ketch, for the 2016 sailing season. The employment period will be Mid-March to Mid-October 2016, with possibilities for further employment beyond this contract. Previous candidates need not re-aply."

Gordonstoun require candidates to hold a RYA Day Skipper or Watch Leader certificate (ideally with a commercial endorsement) and an MCA ENG1 medical fitness certificate. The minimum age for this post is 21. Ocean Spirit and the Gordonstoun campus are strictly non-smoking.

Sail Training Career Development vacancy
Ocean Youth Trust North.

OYT North’s Career Development Programme is structured over two years to bring together the necessary skills, experience and qualifications for participants to embark on a career in the maritime industry.

Previous graduates have moved into successful careers within Sail Training and a range of other maritime organisations or have used their experience as an alternative means of entry to college or university.

Coxswain, TS ROYALIST, based Gosport, PO12 2AB.
Salary £20,500 per annum
MSSC (Marine Society & Sea Cadets) is the nation’s largest maritime charity and the governing charity of the Sea Cadets, a civilian voluntary youth organisation comprising some 400 or so Sea Cadet Units, throughout the UK. The Sea Cadets offer a wide range of youth opportunities with the same enduring objective – to foster good citizenship in the community.

MSSC are seeking to appoint a Coxswain for TS ROYALIST, a 31 metre offshore sail training brig based in Gosport, from January 2016. The vessel undertakes 6 day voyages for up to 24 Cadets at a time around the UK and near continent from March to November each year, and frequently takes part in the Tall Ships Race series. From December to February, the vessel undergoes winter maintenance, including a docking, usually in the Gosport area.

Salary £15k per annum (pro rata £25k per annum )

Adventures Offshore is an independent sailing charity, which has been providing Sail Training for 50 years and currently operates two purpose built 15 metre ketches out of Ipswich Marina, with their administrative base being in West Mersea near Colchester in Essex. The charity is made up of volunteer Afterguard, supported by two part time paid office staff.

The Trustees are seeking to appoint a dynamic and enthusiastic part time Operations Manager to take on the administration and day to day management of the organisation, working with the Trustees of the charity, on a part time basis of 21 hours per week operating both from our base and with opportunity to combine with home working

Ocean Youth Trust South is looking for four people to join their Core Refit Team of volunteers from November 2015 to March 2016.  Ocean Youth Trust South also need people to help out on any weekdays in September and October, please contact them for further details.

Refit Volunteers will be involved in a complete refit of the Sail Training vessel Prolific, and will receive food, accommodation and valuable experience in boat maintenance and repairs. Ideally volunteers must be aged 18+, there is no upper age limit. Practical skills in any aspect of boat maintenance will be an advantage but not essential. Core team volunteers should be hard-working, responsible and enthusiastic. The team all live together in a rented refit house (unless they have their own accommodation in the Southampton area) and it is vital that volunteers are also prepared to take responsibility for a share of cooking and cleaning in the house. These vacancies are ideal for anyone considering a career in the marine industry (though this is not essential). Refit volunteers often go on to become bosuns or watch leaders during the sailing season. Previous volunteers have also moved on to paid work in the sailing industry at first mate or skipper level, where an understanding of maintenance issues is imperative.

For more information and an application form visit http://www.oytsouth.org/sea-staff/refit-volunteers.asp or contact Andy Viney on 07990 518915 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. (but please do look at the website first).

Volunteer Crew 2016 Season.

Maybe Sailing are looking for volunteer crew for the 2016 season. Their season runs from March - October and they are looking for crew with a minimum of Competent Crew qualification. Minimum volunteering time - 1 month.

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Board and lodging provided during volunteer placement and contribution towards travel expenses.

The Jubilee Sailing Trust own & operate the 55m STS LORD NELSON & the 65m SV TENACIOUS, two purpose built barques used for the integration of able-bodied & physically disabled people.

They require an experienced Chief Mate with a minimum UK issued Chief Mate (Yacht) Certificate of Competency (or UK issued Certificate of Equivalent Competency). Responsible to the Master for the safe day to day running of the vessel, he/she is also the Ship's Safety & Security Officer, so experience working within ISM & ISPS legislation is essential.

2:1 work/leave ratio is standard with approx 6-8 weeks on / 3-4 weeks off tours of duty. Reduced work/leave ratios (e.g. 1:1) also possible.

The JST offers a very different type of Sail Training to others, so if you fancy the challenge of getting wheelchair users up the mast of a square rigged tall ship, then do get in touch.

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. Visit the website at www.jst.org.uk

Are you adaptable 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.

Further details

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