Published on Wednesday, 12 March 2014 09:24
Post: Skipper (seasonal)
Location: UK East & South coast ports for coastal and cross Channel voyages
The Cirdan Sailing trust requires a Skipper, for Queen Galadriel for the 2014 season starting mid May until early November. Interviews will take place in Essex.
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 candidate 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 applicant will hold or be subject to a Disclosure & Barring Service check.
Qualifications & Salary:
RYA Yachtmaster with commercial endorsement plus an ENG1 medical certificate. Experience of large sailing vessels essential and traditional gaff-rig desirable. Salary circa £2,000 per month.
Published on Monday, 24 February 2014 16:13
Manager, London Area Boat Station, based Royal Victoria Dock, London, E16 2QT.
Salary: £26,000 - £29,000, depending upon 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.
They are currently seeking to appoint a Boat Station Manager to manage the day to day running of their London Area Royal Victoria Dock Boat Station (RVDS). This is a particularly exciting time for this role and for the facilities at RVDS, as MSSC is currently involved in the development, with key partners, of a new watersports centre which will ensure that MSSC retains a long term footprint at the site. As well as leading and delivering water-based activity training to young people and adults, the successful candidate will be responsible for representing MSSC in meetings with key partners as part of this project .
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Published on Tuesday, 18 February 2014 09:22
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.
Published on Tuesday, 11 February 2014 10:41
Sail Training International (STI) is looking for a Communications and Marketing Assistant to join their Commercial Department.
More information on the organisation and its activities can be found at
PURPOSE OF THE JOB
To provide communications and marketing support to help deliver a communications and marketing strategy, social media strategy, support communications activity for our race and regatta events and assist with internal communications.
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Published on Wednesday, 05 February 2014 09:20
The Gordonstoun Sail Training Department requires an experienced First Mate. The duties of this full time post include sailing as Executive Officer on board "Ocean Spirit of Moray" Gordonstoun's 80' Oyster 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. Candidates should be available for an immediate start.
. Applications should include an up to date sailing CV.
More about the School, Sail Training and the Gordonstoun ethos can be found on their website www.gordonstoun.org.uk
Published on Friday, 31 January 2014 11:45
JOB TITLE: Skipper
To act as relief skipper on any Trinity Sailing Foundation vessels.
Trinity Sailing Foundation Vessels:
Trinity Sailing Foundation own three Traditional gaff fishing trawlers - Leader is a 105' ketch, Provident is a 95' ketch and Golden Vanity is a 53' Cutter all based in Brixham South Devon. Trinity undertake Sail Training voyages for young people, RYA courses and Charter Holidays. Their area of operation is the south west coast, Brittany and west coast of Scotland.
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Published on Friday, 31 January 2014 11:40
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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Published on Thursday, 19 December 2013 15:40
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.
or telephone +44 (0)23 8044 3113
Published on Tuesday, 22 October 2013 15:08
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.
Full details of appointment and application procedure on website: http://www.bolehproject.com/vacancies
Published on Tuesday, 25 June 2013 14:20
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
Published on Friday, 23 November 2012 13:52
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