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Grays Harbor Historical Seaport www.historicalseaport.org based in Puget Sound, Washington, operates Hawaiian Chieftain and invites applications for the post of Fill In Mate (August and Sept.).

We are seeking applicants for the position of Fill-In Mate aboard tall ship Hawaiian Chieftain. This position would run from 8/1/17 to 10/7/17. The selected applicant will report to Port Townsend Shipyard, and travel throughout the Puget Sound during August and September. Experience preferred, but for the right applicant this is an excellent opportunity to step into the role of mate. Mechanical knowledge a plus. Setting a positive example, being a team player, and enjoying training new mariners required. To apply, please email jobs@historicalseaport.org with your resume.

This post is Seasonal.

Apply by Email jobs@historicalseaport.org to
Tel: 1 (800) 200-5239
email: jobs@historicalseaport.org
PO Box 2019, Aberdeen WA 98520 US

post listed on 07/21/2017, listing expires on 08/20/2017

Ocean Passages www.ocean-passages.org based in Portland, ME, operates Harvey Gamage and invites applications for the post of Captain.

Ocean Passages is accepting applications for the post of Captain on the schooner Harvey Gamage. Applicants are required to have a minimum of 100tn Near Coastal sail endorsed USCG lic. with all required STCW certificates. At minimum, applicants should (1) have at least one year experience sailing as Master of a traditionally-rigged vessel, (2) be capable of leading a professional crew of 8 and 20 plus students, and (3) be capable of teaching both traditional/modern navigation and sailing skills. Harvey Gamage will be voyaging the east coast of the U.S. to Cuba and conducting educational programs in Cuban waters.

This post is Seasonal.

Apply by Email to
Contact Name: Christopher Flansburg
Tel: 1 (207) 975-0104
email: chrisotter72@hotmail.com
400 Commercial Street , Portland ME 04101 US

post listed on 07/20/2017, listing expires on 08/19/2017

Soundwaters, Inc. www.SoundWaters.org based in Stamford, CT, operates Schooner SoundWaters and invites applications for the post of Educator/Deckhand.

We are currently accepting applications for Deckhand/Educators for the 2017 sailing season (Now through November 17, 2017). Working with 5 other Educators, the crew is responsible for delivery of 3 hour science programs for students ranging from 2nd grade though college, as well as assisting in sailing the schooner during educational programs, public sails, and private charters. Additional responsibilities include regular and periodic maintenance projects on board. For more information please view our website http://soundwaters.org/about/jobs-and-internships/. All crew receive a competitive stipend plus room and board.

This post is Seasonal.

Apply by Email to
Tel: 1 (203) 406-3310
email: smelillo@soundwaters.org
1281 Cove Rd. , Stamford CT 06902 US

post listed on 07/13/2017, listing expires on 08/12/2017

Class Afloat - West Island College International www.classafloat.com based in Lunenburg, NS, operates Gulden Leeuw and invites applications for the post of Cook's Mate.

Class Afloat - operator of the Gulden Leeuw, a 220 foot tall ship is hiring a Cooks Mate on a 4.5 month contract beginning September 6, 2017 in Amsterdam, NL and disembarking on Jan 26, 2018 in Bridgetown, Barbados. The Cooks Mate must have at least 6 months experience as a Cook or Cooks Mate/assistant in a kitchen/restaurant. Tall ship galley experience is an asset. Competitive wage, air travel to and from, and health insurance provided by Class Afloat. For more information on Class Afloat, the Gulden Leeuw and this year’s itinerary please see www.classafloat.com. Please send resume and copy of qualifications to Bruce Middleton at bmiddleton@classafloat.com by July 30, 2017.

This post is Seasonal.

Apply by email to
Contact Name: Bruce Middleton
Tel: 1 (902) 634-1895
Fax: 1 (902) 634-7155
email: bmiddleton@classafloat.com
97 Kaulbach St. , Lunenburg NS B0J 2C0 CA

post listed on 07/12/2017, listing expires on 08/11/2017

The Liberty Fleet of Tall Ships www.libertyfleet.com based in Captain, operates Liberty Star and invites applications for the post of .

Liberty Fleet has an immediate opening for Captain to finish 2017 summer season in Boston, MA.The position is seasonal through mid October with the possibilities of becoming full time through the winter season for the right candidate. Captains must be able to demonstrate leadership and excellent sailing skill, have experience with running deck and crew.USCG 100 ton Near Coastal Masters Licence with sail endorsement required as well as specific experience in leadership positions on Tall Ships.From June through September we offer public day sails and private charters in Boston Harbor. From November to May, we offer week long windjammer cruises in the Bahamas so you must be passionate about working with the public and have strong customer service skills.

This post is Seasonal.

Apply by Email Cover Letter and Resume to
Tel: 1 (617) 742-0333
email: jobs@libertyfleet.com
67 Long Wharf , Boston MA 02110 US

post listed on 07/10/2017, listing expires on 08/09/2017

The Black Dog Tall Ships www.theblackdogtallships.com based in Martha's Vineyard, MA, operates the schooners Shenandoah & Alabama and invites applications for the post of deckhand.

Deckhands are responsible for carrying out ship maintenance, sailing operations, keeping a safe and immaculate ship and leading instruction for young passengers during overnight school and camp programs. The Black Dog Tall Ships requires a high level of professionalism in all aspects associated with this position including public presentation, leadership, seamanship and customer relations.

This post is Seasonal.

Apply by contacting the Black Dog Tall Ships office by phone or email attention to
Contact Name: Morgan Douglas
Tel: 1 (508) 693-1699
email: office@theblackdogtallships.com
The Black Dog Tall Ships PO Box 429, Vineyard Haven MA 02568 US

post listed on 07/10/2017, listing expires on 08/09/2017

OHPRI www.ohpri.org based in Rhode Island, operates Oliver Hazard Perry and invites applications for the post of Captain (part time).

Oliver Hazard Perry is seeking a fall Captain. Position is available from August 26 through mid-October. Shorter, temporary contracts may be available during that time. The right candidate should have command experience, operating traditional rig vessels and running sail-training programs. OHP is a 471 gross ton full-rig ship, with twin 385hp diesel engines and hydraulic bow thruster. The fall season will be around the New England area, primarily Rhode Island, and will include a mix a port appearances, some short programs, and several weeks of yard time.

This post is Seasonal.

Apply by Apply with resume and references to
Tel: 1 (401) 619-5844
email: jess@ohpri.org
29 Touro Street , Newport RI 02840 US

post listed on 07/10/2017, listing expires on 08/09/2017

Spirit of South Carolina Inc. spiritofsc.org based in Atlantic Ocean-Caribbean Sea, operates Spirit of South Carolins and invites applications for the post of Mate/Engineer.

Spirit seeks a licensed 2nd or 3rd mate of 100gt aux. sail oceans with engineering skills/experience. The successful candidate with be comfortable in a teaching environment and with the routine care of two 235 hp Cummins diesel engines and an Onan generator. In summer 2017 the vessel is in the Canadian Maritimes, fall will see her along the East Coast to Charleston, SC, a winter college semester in the Caribbean is anticipated. This position is a fall vacancy. Spirit is a pristine and immaculate schooner USCG-inspected as an ocean-going Sailing School Vessel.

This post is Full Time.

Apply by emai: hms-rose@comcast.net to
Tel: 1 (843) 696-9599
Fax: text only
email: hms-rose@comcast.net
1511 Savannah Hwy , Charleston SC 29407 US

post listed on 07/08/2017, listing expires on 08/07/2017

Pride of Baltimore, Inc. www.pride2.org based in Baltimore, Maryland, operates PRIDE OF BALTIMORE II and invites applications for the post of Deckhand.

Pride of Baltimore, Inc. seeks to fill positions of DECKHAND. Previous experience in traditionally riggid "tall ship" type vessels required. United States citizenship required. Applicants are requested to email a Cover Letter and Resume with References to Captains Miles & Smith. In the Cover Letter, please describe what you would bring to the ship as well to her mission that would benifit her and her mission as well what you would benifit from having the position.

This post is Seasonal.

Apply by Emailing Cover Letter & Resume w/Refernces to
Contact Name: Captain Jan Miles & Captain Jordan Smith
Tel: 1 (410) 539-1151
email: Jan@pride2.org & Jordan@pride2.org
2700 Lighthouse Point East Suite 330, Baltimore MD 21224 US

post listed on 07/07/2017, listing expires on 08/06/2017

Oliver Hazard Perry Rhode Island www.ohpri.org based in New England , operates Oliver Hazard Perry and invites applications for the post of Head Educator.

OHP is seeking a Head Educator to sail on board for our summer programs. The Head Educator is a live-aboard position, and is the person in charge of implementing our full-participation sail training program for youth. While traditional rig sailing knowledge is important, this is not normally a watch standing position. The right candidate should have experience teaching on sail training vessels, organizing and managing kids from ages 13-18, as well as be comfortable managing and directing crew. Enthusiasm and energy are critical, as well as commitment to the educational mission of the OHP. Summer programs are 1-2 weeks in length, operating around New England.Competitive pay, paid vacation, and foul weather gear available for longer commitments.

This post is Seasonal.

Apply by Cover letter and resume to
Contact Name: Chris Dimock
Tel: 1 (401) 619-5844
email: chris@ohpri.org
29 Touro Street , Newport RI 02840 US

post listed on 07/06/2017, listing expires on 08/05/2017

Texas Seaport Museum/Galveston Historical Foundation www.galvestonhistory.org based in Galveston TX, operates ELISSA and invites applications for the post of Waterfront Manger/ Bosun.

Responsible for implementing the day to day maintenance, repair, and training programs of the 1877 sailing vessel ELISSA. Assists as needed in the maintenance and operation of tour vessel SEAGULL II, the 1937 shrimp boat SANTA MARIA, several small boats, and the Texas Seaport Museum site. Helps implement the sail training program and other volunteer activities at the Seaport Museum. This position requires working weekends. Reasonable physical fitness and strength are also required. This is a salaried, exempt position and eligible for full benefits. See full listing and application instructions at www.galvestonhistory.org/about-ghf/job-openings

This post is Full Time.

Apply by See link to
Contact Name: ELISSA
Tel: 1 (409) 763-1877
email: Dwayne.jones@galvestonhistory.org
Texas Seaport Museum Pier 22, Galveston TX 77550 US

post listed on 07/06/2017, listing expires on 08/05/2017

Discovering Amistad Discoveringamistad.org based in New London, CT, operates the schooner AMISTAD and invites applications for the post of Deckhand.

Assist in all aspects of vessel operations. Summer live-aboard programs and Fall educational and public sails. Position available immediately through October.

This post is Seasonal.

Apply by email to
Contact Name: Captain Bill Mylett
Tel: 1 (203) 498-8222
email: captmylett@discoveringamistad.org
129 Church Street Suite 521, New Haven CT 06510 US

post listed on 07/03/2017, listing expires on 08/02/2017

Hudson River Sloop Clearwater Inc. www.clearwater.org based in Hudson River, operates Clearwater and invites applications for the post of Educator/Deckhand.

Under the direction of the Educator Coordinator, the deckhand assist in providing the educational program. Half season deckhands are more focused on environmental education, and will have more responsibilities such as maintaining fish logs and more training in specialized education stations.Under the direction on the captain, the deckhand carries out the daily operations of the vessel, both during maintenance periods and underway, education or otherwise. They work closely with the volunteers in this capacity. Preference is for applicants to have a background in environmental studies, education, or a related field. As an entry-level learner position, the deckhand is expected to take initiative to educate themselves in all aspects of vessel operations, safety and seamanship

This post is Seasonal.

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Contact Name: CLEARWATER
Tel: 1 (845) 265-8080
email: crewapps@clearwater.org
724 Wolcott Ave. , Beacon NY 12508 US

post listed on 06/26/2017, listing expires on 07/26/2017

Tabor Academy www.taboracademy.edu based in Buzzards Bay, Massachusetts, operates TABOR BOY and invites applications for the post of Assistant Captain.

Assistant/relief captain for six summer orientation cruises in and around Buzzards Bay. Cruises begin 6/26 and end 8/04. Students board 0830 Monday and depart 0900 Friday. Weekends off. Required: 100-ton master aux. sail inland and prior command experience.

This post is Seasonal.

Apply by email with resume to
Contact Name: TABOR BOY
Tel: 1 (617) 513-0968
email: jgeil@taboracademy.org
66 Spring Street , Marion MA 02738 US

post listed on 06/15/2017, listing expires on 07/31/2017

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