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Full Time Seasonal - £23,000 plus pension plus accommodation/food while sailing. 3 weeks on / 1 week off rotation

Challenge Wales is an award-winning Sail Training charity, based in South Wales and currently operates two vessels (72-ft Challenge Wales and 60-ft Adventure Wales) carrying out youth development activities and adult fundraising voyages. Sailing activity takes places around the Welsh coast, Ireland, South coast and further afield where sail training events and races are taking place. In the past this has included Europe and the Baltic countries.

We are a fun, young, growing organisation bringing adventure experiences to socially diverse young people and fundraising through adult only voyages.

Purpose of the Role:
To Skipper on both Challenge Wales (Challenge 72) and Adventure Wales (Ocean 60) although the majority of the role will be based on Adventure Wales. The post-holder will deliver instruction and motivate young people. The majority of the role is working with young people with a small proportion being adult fundraising trips/corporate experiences. The Skipper is responsible for the overall day to day running of the vessel, its safety, SMS compliance, operational efficiency and delivering a fun and exciting voyage.

Location: Ship based off Gosport, PO12 2AB
Contract: Full time, Permanent,
Salary: c. £29,000
Closing Date: Monday 27th January 2020
Interviews: Early February 2020


Application: CV and supporting statement

Marine Society and Sea Cadets (MSSC) is a leading maritime charity in lifelong learning and personal development and is the governing charity of the Sea Cadet Corps (SCC), a civilian voluntary youth organisation engaging some 15,000 young people over 400 Sea Cadet Units, throughout the UK. The SCC offers a wide range of youth opportunities with the same enduring objective – to give young people the best possible head start in life through nautical adventure and fun.

MSSC are seeking to appoint a Marine Engineer for TS John Jerwood, a 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.

Further details and full application procedure

The post of Skipper of EXCELSIOR has come vacant for the 2020 Season onwards.

This is a unique opportunity to become involved with one of the most authentic sea-going vessels under the Red Ensign. Her present role as a busy Sail Training and charter vessel around the Western seaboard of Europe is demanding and requires previous sail training experience.

EXCELSIOR is a 100 Ton (displacement) 77ft L.O.A. former Lowestoft Smack. As a Core List vessel in the UK’s Historic Fleet she is maintained traditionally which involves the skipper and mate in working on the refit over the winter (with technical support). This includes supervising volunteers and trainees.

Challenge Wales is an award-winning charity that changes the lives of young people and the charity is now looking for someone with an eye for maintenance and the passion to help young people achieve their potential through sail training and big boat adventures. The charity operates 72-foot Challenge Wales and 60-foot Adventure Wales. The role will start in March 2020 and finish October 2020 with potential to extend.

Purpose of the Role:
The Mate is a key role supporting and assisting the Skipper in delivering the youth and adult sailing programme of Challenge Wales as well as running the maintenance programme with the Skipper. The Mate is required to live onboard the vessel during the normal operational season. As crew on Challenge Wales is made up of volunteers, the Mate will also be required to supervise volunteers during any refit/maintenance programme as well as work with the Youth Development Officer to deliver the Charity’s youth development (accredited) programme. The successful candidate will also provide continuity between the charity and the volunteer crew.

Portsmouth, up to £25k pa (depending on experience)

 

As our Digital Communications Officer, you’ll work with the Tall Ships Head of Communications to develop an engaging and relevant digital content calendar that organically grows our follower base through content that encourages conversation and participation - with our loyal supporters and those new to the Tall Ships brand. You will analyse the success of content according to performance indicators and use this to identify new opportunities in digital outreach. You will also contribute to the creation and implementation of a digital strategy.

BACKGROUND
The Tall Ships Youth Trust is one of the world’s oldest sail training charity. We offer young people, from all walks of life, unique physically and mentally challenging experiences at sea which aim to develop their long-term life skills including team working, confidence and problem-solving skills. We also offer adventure voyages for adults which directly support our highly effective Youth Development Programme. Many of the young people who sail with us are marginalised by society and feel their life prospects are low but we equip them with the skills they need to turn their lives around, this could be as simple as cooking and cleaning or giving them the responsibility of steering an ocean going yacht. We have a vision of society where the exclusion of young people and lack of opportunities to them are things of the past. We are doing everything we can to make this vision a reality.

Full Time, Portsmouth. £18135 pa

The Tall Ships Youth Trust is looking for a strong administrator who is well organised, has a good attention to detail and who has good communication skills, both orally and written.
The Volunteers Administrative Assistant’s primary role is to support the Trust’s Youth and Development Manager in all aspects of working with volunteers – from coordinating and promoting volunteer opportunities to increasing the number of active volunteers around the country who support the Trust.

Background

The Tall Ships Youth Trust is one of the world’s oldest sail training charity. We offer young people, from all walks of life, unique physically and mentally challenging experiences at sea which aim to develop their long-term life skills including team working, confidence and problem-solving skills. We also offer adventure voyages for adults which directly support our highly effective Youth Development Programme. Many of the young people who sail with us are marginalised by society and feel their life prospects are low but we equip them with the skills they need to turn their lives around, this could be as simple as cooking and cleaning or giving them the responsibility of steering an ocean going yacht. We have a vision of society where the exclusion of young people and lack of opportunities to them are things of the past. We are doing everything we can to make this vision a reality.

Second Mate on board Ocean Spirit of Moray

(2020 Sailing Season – fixed term) salary £15,000.00 p/a (pro rata for contract period).

Gordonstoun is seeking dynamic and self-motivated Sail Trainers to be part of the professional team aboard our 80 foot Sail Training Ketch Ocean Spirit of Moray.

Candidates should hold RYA Day Skipper/Watch Leader certificate or above, and be able to demonstrate a track record of working in positions of responsibility on board Sail Training vessels over 20 meters.

Please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for further information and details of how to apply.

The closing date for applications is 10th January 2020 Interviews will be held February 2020.

Vacancy: Skipper
Contract: Full-time sailing season – ending November 2020
Vessel: Moosk, Pegasus and Johanna Lucretia
Location: Plymouth base, for south coast and Channel voyages
Qualifications: Yachtmaster Offshore (commercially endorsed)

To apply: Please submit a covering letter and CV to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Closing Date: 5 January 2020

Job description

The Island Trust are seeking a Skipper for their Sail Training fleet for the 2020 season. The job primarily involves skippering school and youth group charters as well as a small number of commercial adult voyages. Principal duties include:

Vacancy: First Mate
Contract: Full-time sailing season – March to November 2020
Vessel: Moosk, Pegasus and Johanna Lucretia
Location: Plymouth base, for south coast and Channel voyages
Qualifications: Yachtmaster Offshore level (preferred but not essential), in-date medical e.g. ENG1 or ML5 (essential)

To apply: Please submit a covering letter and CV to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Closing Date: 5 January 2020

Job description
Island Trust have a vacancy for a First Mate to work across all three vessels of their Sail Training fleet . The job primarily involves supporting and assisting the Skipper in sailing, including:

Ocean Youth Trust North is seeking a well-organised, sociable and energetic person who is able to inspire young people to make positive changes to their lives through ‘Adventure under Sail’ on-board our 20m steel ketch, James Cook.

Based in North Shields, James Cook operates across the North Sea and the Irish Sea with occasional voyages to European and Baltic Ports.

With its origins in the Ocean Youth Club, OYT North has been operating as a standalone charity for 19 years and currently takes 500 young people to sea each year.

We are looking for someone who can work closely with our skipper and volunteers to deliver Sail Training/ Youth Development voyages to a consistent standard and to ensure the safe running of our vessels.

Revised Closing date - 6 January 2020

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.

Maybe Sailing require a cook for their Atlantic Crossing from Portimao - Grenada, 5th December - 11th January. If you have experience cooking for up to 30 people, enjoy sailing and would like an adventure across the Atlantic please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Location: Gosport, PO12 2AB
Contract: Fixed Term Contract
Salary: £16,320 (Pro Rata)

The Marine Society & 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 seasonal Mate for the two offshore yachts, TS City of London and TS Sir Stelios. The role is in support of the permanent Skippers providing continuity of staffing when they are on leave. The Mate will be required to move between the two yachts, invariably sailing with the relief Skipper. He/she should be qualified to at least RYA Day Skipper Practical level and be willing to participate in all aspects of training and vessel management, including cooking and cleaning.

This appointment will commence in early February 2020, with an end date of 30th November 2020 and includes a generous leave allowance. Closing date for applications Midday Friday 29 November 2019.

As well as regular volunteers who come to help with their winter vessel refit for a weekend or a few days at a time, Ocean Youth Trust South usually need at least a couple of long-term volunteers to join the core refit team: perhaps to do a full refit from November to March - or at least to do a period of a few weeks or months rather than the odd day here and there that most volunteers can manage.

Maybe Sailing are looking for Volunteer Watch Leaders for TS Blue Clipper for the 2019 season.

Must hold STCW, Powerboat Level 2, and RYA Watch Leader with Competent Crew as a minimum or equivalent.

Experience on board a Tall Ship would be desirable.

Travel expenses covered.

Start Date ASAP

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Tall Ships Youth Trust is one of the world’s oldest Sail Training charities. They offer disadvantaged and disabled young people genuinely life-changing experiences at sea through the crewing of their ocean-going yachts. A great opportunity has just become available to join the team at their central office in Portsmouth as a Fundraising Officer. If you would like to know more about this amazing vacancy please visit the Tall Ships website by clicking here.

Volunteer Skippers and mates urgently required for the 2019 season and beyond.

"Adventures Offshore are a long-established Sail Training charity with two Oyster 49’s based in Ipswich. Our boats are staffed throughout the season by three volunteer sea staff. We sail mainly at weekends during term time, and then both boats have a more adventurous programme of voyages throughout school holidays, including participating in Tall Ships Races.

If you have an RYA Dayskipper or above; with or without a commercial endorsement, we would love to hear from you.

Please give Judy a ring on 07927 911981 to find out more about volunteering with us."

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www.adventuresoffshore.co.uk

 

Tall Ships Youth Trust are looking for a Freelance Skipper to work on their Challenger Yachts, Catamaran and Ketch.

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

Manning Requirements

• Yachtmaster Offshore (with Commercial Endorsement)
• ML5 or ENG1
• MCA Approved Elementary First Aid Certificate
• VHF Radio License
• Powerboat Level 2
• Long Range Radio Operators License
• Medical Care Aboard Ship
• Diesel Engine Course or Equivalent
• Radar Operation Certificate

Tall Ships Youth Trust are looking for a Freelance Mate to work on their Challenger Yachts, Catamaran and Ketch.

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

Manning Requirements

• Yachtmaster Offshore (with Commercial Endorsement)
• ML5 or ENG1
• MCA Approved Elementary First Aid Certificate
• VHF Radio License
• Powerboat Level 2
• Long Range Radio Operators License
• Medical Care Aboard Ship
• Radar Operation Certificate

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED FOR JUNK YACHT BOLEH

The Boleh Trust, a registered charity, seeks volunteers to crew “Boleh” to provide sailing opportunities for disadvantaged adults and young people. Full details of the Trust will be found at http://www.bolehproject.com

“Boleh” is a 40ft Registered National Historic Ship (no 2281) fully restored after a 7 year high quality refit and is fully coded. With her remarkable history she is a unique and iconic vessel and, with her junk rig, excites interest wherever she goes!