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First Mate Gordonstoun School Sail Training Department

The Gordonstoun Sail Training Department requires an experienced First Mate. The duties of this full time post include sailing on board "Ocean Spirit of Moray" their 80' ketch, instructing Seamanship in the School's Dipping Lug Cutters and assisting with winter maintenance programmes.  Candidates for this key role should already have extensive experience in positions of responsibility on Sail Training vessels and hold RYA Yachtmaster Offshore with Commercial Endorsement and a current ENG1. Ideally candidates should be available to start work mid-October.

For further details of the post, the job description and remuneration package please contact Ian Lerner at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  Applications should include an up to date sailing CV.

http://www.gordonstoun.org.uk/sail-training

Cadet, Ocean Youth Trust Scotland

Ocean Youth Trust Scotland is recruiting for its cadetship scheme.

The OYT Scotland Cadetship Scheme is a structured 12-18 month programme that draws together the skills required to work as a sea-going Sail Trainer, in the modern Sail Training industry.
During the scheme, cadets will sail on-board OYT Scotland's three vessels and receive professional training delivered by some of the UK's leading sailing technicians. By the end of the scheme cadets should be ready for their RYA Yachtmaster Offshore exam and OYT Scotland First Mate's assessment.

Person Specification
- Minimum age: 18
- Minimum qualification of RYA Day Skipper Practical
- Some Sail Training experience
- Ability to pass an ENG-1 and gain commercial endorsement
- Commitment to 12-18 Month program
- Ability to sail at sea for 3 weeks at a time

Start date: September 2014

During the sailing season food and accommodation will be provided aboard OYT Scotland vessels (apart from relief weeks and holidays). During the winter candidates will be provided with accommodation ashore in Fairlie. In addition Cadets will be able to claim up to £50 per week living expenses.

For more details contact Derek Robertson, Volunteer Coordinator, on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or on 01475 722 722

Adventures Offshore - Communications and Marketing Volunteer positions

Two exciting opportunities for volunteers that are interested in either Communications or Marketing.

Adventures Offshore, Essex Scouts Activity team are looking for two passionate volunteers to dedicate 5 hours a week as either a Communication Officer or Marketing Officer to help deliver their new marketing strategy. We are an established charity that has been providing sailing opportunities to young people since 1964. We believe that offshore sailing provides the perfect environment for young people to “learn by doing” and to development their personal confidence, team working skills and other important life-skills.We’re looking for people that are excellent story tellers and who will enjoy sharing our stories to reinforce the positive impact our charity is having on helping young people to learn new skills. For more information about the key responsibilities and person specification please click on Apply online and the role descriptions will be emailed to you automatically.To apply for either volunteer vacancies please submit a covering letter explaining any relevant previous experience and a copy of your CV to Natasha Milsted, Essex Scouts Social Media Manager on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

Refit Volunteers - Ocean Youth Trust South

2014 Refit volunteers needed. 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.

More information here: http://www.oytsouth.org/sea-staff/refit-volunteers.asp

Marine Society & Sea Cadets - Watersports Instructor, London Area Boat Station

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

Full time position, fixed term contract until 31st December 2014

Salary: £20,400 per annum pro rata

The Marine Society & Sea Cadets are currently seeking an enthusiastic water sports instructor to deliver sailing and paddlesports training at their growing facility in East London. In this role you will be responsible for leading the delivery of their schools programme as well as supporting the Chief Instructor in running and facilitation of cadet instruction.

Read more: Marine Society & Sea Cadets - Watersports Instructor, London Area Boat Station

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.

Read more: Marine Society & Sea Cadets Seasonal Watersports Instructors

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.

Further details

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

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

Website www.disabledsailing.org

Contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.