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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.
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Location, Cornwall and West Coast of Scotland
Eda Frandsen Sailing is looking for a mate for the coming season. Commencing early March through to early October with possible ongoing winter work. For more information on Eda’s schedule see www.eda-frandsen.co.uk
Eda Frandsen is one of the busiest traditional charter boats operating in the UK with almost all 23 trips of the 2016 summer season nearing full capacity. She carries 8 guests and provides hands on traditional sailing holidays based out of Mallaig for the summer and Falmouth for the beginning and end of the season. No trip is ever the same, the plan for each day depends on the weather and crew.
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Posts: Skippers & Mates (all seasonal)
Location: UK East & South coast ports for coastal and cross Channel voyages
Details: The Cirdan Sailing Trust requires crew to work aboard its fleet for the 2016 season starting at the beginning of February through until early November. Interviews are due to take place at Bradwell-on-Sea, Essex on 4/5/6 January 2016.
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.
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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
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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.
This is a very practical programme run on small commercial vessels – both sail and power - in multiple sailing areas. On and off the job training is provided leading to RYA Qualifications and the development of practical skills in sailing, youthwork and vessel maintenance.
Participation is on a voluntary basis with food and accommodation provided while on-board and during winter refits.
OYT North has operated as an independent educational charity for 15 years and works with young people from all backgrounds offering them the opportunity for personal development through Challenge and Adventure under Sail.
The successful applicant will require a Disclosure and Barring Certificate.
For further information or an informal discussion about this role, please phone Grace Metcalfe on 0191 257 1212. View our website at www.oytnorth.org.uk and find us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/oceanyouthtrustnorth
The deadline for applications is 0900hrs Monday 21st December 2015.
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Yacht Skipper, Tradewind 35’ yacht, based Gosport, PO12 2AB.
Salary: £22,900 per annum
"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.
We are seeking to appoint a Yacht Skipper for TS City Liveryman, one of our Tradewind 35’ sail training yachts based in Gosport, with effect from December 2015.
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"The Gordonstoun Sail Training Department is now 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.
We 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.
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The Swan Trust require a seasonal Skipper salary c. £27000 per annum, pro rata
The Swan Trust is an established charity operating school trips, sailing charters and a programme of activities including sail training opportunities on the restored herring drifter SWAN in the UK and Scandinavia. The vessel regularly participates in Tall Ships Races, ASTO Small Ships Races and Nordisk Seilas.
A vacancy has arisen for a full-time paid skipper between April and September to operate our 67ft SWAN for the 2016 season. The role will primarily be based in Shetland with a key responsibility for ensuring the safe and efficient running of the vessel and voyages with the assistance of volunteer crew.
As a minimum, applicants should hold a commercially endorsed RYA Yachmaster (Off-shore) qualification or a recognised MCA equivalent with relevant hands-on sailing experience. Advantageous would be skills in youth development and/or marketing. If you are interested in this vacancy, please send your application and CV to:
Peter Campbell, Secretary, The Swan Trust, 8 Sandyloch Drive, Lerwick, Shetland UK ZE1 0SR.
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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.
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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.
Board and lodging provided during volunteer placement and contribution towards travel expenses.
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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.
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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.
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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.