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Barque PICTON CASTLE www.picton-castle.com based in Lunenburg, Nova Scotia, Canada, operates Picton Castle and invites applications for the post of Mates, Engineer, Lead Seamen.

PICTON CASTLE is accepting applications for Mates, Engineer and Lead Seamen for the upcoming voyage. The voyage begins early 2018 and runs until May 2019. This is a sail training voyage working with adults and will consist of significant blue-water passages. Qualification requirements vary by position, but must have STCW Basic Safety Training and experience working on traditional sailing vessels. Please apply by sending an email with your CV to info@picton-castle.com

This post is Full Time.

Apply by to
Contact Name: Maggie Ostler
Tel: 1 (902) 634-9984
Fax:
email: info@picton-castle.com
PO Box 1076 , Lunenburg NS B0J 2C0 CA

post listed on 11/14/2017, listing expires on 12/14/2017

Bayshore Center at Bivalve www.bayshorecenter.org based in Bivalve, NJ, operates AJ Meerwald and invites applications for the post of Winter Maintenance Foreman, Winter Engineer, and Winter Maintenance Crew.

Bayshore Center at Bivalve is currently hiring for the positions of Winter Maintenance Foreman, Winter Engineer, and Winter Maintenance Crew for the Schooner AJ Meerwald. Foreman applicant should have multiple years of traditional vessel maintenance/repair experience and the ability to direct and oversee the work of winter crew and volunteers under the direction of a Project Manager. Engineer applicant should have 2+ years of experience working with vessel systems. Electrical wiring ability a plus. Winter Maintenance Crew applicants should have a minimum of one year of sailing/vessel maintenance experience. Major projects for Meerwald's winter include removal and replacement of the main engine and generator, instrument rewiring, deck reefing and recaulking, and a yard period to include unshipping of the bowsprit. Positions start immediately and run through mid-April, with the potential to transition to Spring Sailing Crew. Housing is provided.

This post is Seasonal.

Apply by email to
Contact Name: Ali Place
Tel: 1 (856) 785-2060
Fax:
email: education@bayshorecenter.org
2800 High Street, Bivalve , Port Norris NJ 08349 US

post listed on 11/14/2017, listing expires on 12/14/2017

Michigan Maritime Museum www.michiganmaritimemuseum.org based in South Haven, MI, operates Friends Good Will and invites applications for the post of Relief Captain.

The Michigan Maritime Museum is currently inviting applications for a Relief Captain for our fleet. While predominantly the Relief Captain for Friends Good Will, the fleet also consists of replica river launch Lindy Lou, USCG Motor Lifeboat 36460, and 1929 Chris Craft Cadet Pouf for the 2018 season. The position includes sailing as acting captain for educational programs, public sails, and private charters on a limited basis as relief for the 2018 Captain. Requires 100 Ton w/ sail endorsement, traditional rig experience, and good boat handling skills. Membership in a USCG approved random drug testing program is required. This is not a liveaboard position. The season runs from May-September. Competitive wages.

This post is Seasonal.

Apply by to
Contact Name: FRIENDS GOOD WILL
Tel: 1 (269) 637-8078
Fax:
email: patti@mimaritime.org
260 Dyckman Avenue , South Haven MI 49090 US

post listed on 11/14/2017, listing expires on 12/14/2017

Michigan Maritime Museum www.michiganmaritimemuseum.org based in South Haven, MI, operates Friends Good Will and invites applications for the post of Deckhand.

The Michigan Maritime Museum is currently inviting applications for Friends Good Will deckhands for the 2018 sailing season. Duties include sailing Friends Good Will for education sails, public day sails, and private charters, vessel maintenance, and short shifts in the museum gift shop. Compensation is dependent on experience. Membership in a USCG approved random drug testing program is required. This is not a liveaboard position. The season runs from May-September.

This post is Seasonal.

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Contact Name: FRIENDS GOOD WILL
Tel: 1 (269) 637-8078
Fax:
email: patti@mimaritime.org
260 Dyckman Avenue , South Haven MI 49090 US

post listed on 11/14/2017, listing expires on 12/14/2017

The Liberty Fleet of Tall Ships www.libertyfleet.com based in The Bahamas, operates The Liberty Clipper and invites applications for the post of Head Cook.

The Liberty Fleet of Tall Ships is seeking applications for the position of Head Cook. The Liberty Clipper enjoys week long windjammer style cruises in the Bahamas for the winter season Nov-May. Responsible for provisioning, preparing 3 meals a day, baking and presentation for up to 32 people while maintaining a strict budget. Ideal candidate will have experience as Head Cook on similar vessels and must have out standing customer service skills. Send cover letter and resume to jan@libertyfleet.com

This post is Seasonal.

Apply by Email Cover Letter & Resume to
Contact Name: LIBERTY CLIPPER & LIBERTY STAR
Tel: 1 (617) 742-0333
Fax:
email: jan@libertyfleet.com
67 Long Wharf , Boston MA 02110 US

post listed on 11/13/2017, listing expires on 12/13/2017

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

The 126' schooner Alabama hosts a mix of programs including overnight experiences for school groups, day sailing, private charters and dockside events. Applicant must have recent experience on a similarly-sized vessel and show the ability to safely operate and maintain ship, provide exceptional customer service and positively work with and lead ship's crew. A full job description is available upon request.

This post is Seasonal.

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

post listed on 11/13/2017, listing expires on 12/13/2017

Windy of Chicago, LTD www.tallshipwindy.com based in Navy Pier, Chicago, IL 60611, operates Tall Ship Windy and invites applications for the post of Deckhands for the 2018 Season.

Position dates: Three Options April 15-October 10, May 15-August 15, or August 15-October 10. Windy conducts day sails, charters, educational field trips, corporate and private events on Chicago’s coastline. Day sails and educational tours will require crew to do historical and nautically-themed storytelling, and conduct Tall Ship Sail Training for youth and adults. Applicants need to have interest in oral presentation and performance, teaching, and must be highly motivated to engage guests and students in these experiences. Skills in oral communication, and customer service, public speaking, and/or performance, are desirable but not required. Motivated novices are welcome to apply. Liveaboard privileges may be available. This position is a USCG safety-sensitive deckhand position and crew will be trained in the relevant required sailing skills and crew responsibilities.

This post is Seasonal.

Apply by Resume` mail, email or fax to
Contact Name: WINDY
Tel: 1 (312) 451-2700
Fax: 708-954-1555
email: lynn@tallshipwindy.com
505 N Lake Shore Dr #221 , Chicago IL 60611 US

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

Sightsailing Inc www.sightsailing.com based in Newport Rhode Island, operates Aquidneck and invites applications for the post of First Mate.

Accepting applications for a First Mate for Aquidneck, our 80 schooner for 2018. Mates should have a minimum of a 50 ton (100 ton preferred) license with Aux. Sail Endorsement, solid sailing skills and at least two seasons of experience aboard similarly sized, traditionally rigged vessels. Candidates should be friendly and enthusiastic, enjoy working with the public and the camraderie of fellow crew, have a good variety of marine maintenance skills, including painting, varnishing, etc. Aquidneck is manned by one master and two deckhands so captains, mates and deckhands all work together and share all sailing, cleaning and maintenance responsibilities. Based on experience, attitude and ability to learn sailing and ship handling skills, the Mate will be considered and trained for a Captain's position. Position starts in early to mid March and wraps up late November early December. Additional winter work with plenty of travel and time off in off season possible.

This post is Seasonal.

Apply by Online Crew Application located under About Us section of website. to
Contact Name: Captain John Hirschler
Tel: 1 (401) 862-4718
Fax: 401 849 7715
email: info@sightsailing.com
John Hirschler 22 White Terrace, Middletown RI 02840 US

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

Sightsailing Inc www.sightsailing.com based in historic Newport Rhode Island, operates the 80' schooner Aquidneck and invites applications for the post of Captain.

Now accepting applications for captains for our 80' schooner Aquidneck for the 2018 sailing season. A Charles Wittholz design that guests love to sail on, Aquidneck offers 4-5 sails a day from May through October and is operated by a team of one Master and two crew. She is USCG certified for 49. Candidates should possess a 100 ton license, experience aboard similarly sized, traditionally rigged vessels, and preferably experience in the day sail industry. Light mechanical, rigging and maintenance experience helpful. Must enjoy working with the public, the camaraderie of fellow crew and the rest of our staff, communicate well and have good organizational skills. Position runs from approximately mid March until late November. Additional work for the right individual is possible.

This post is Seasonal.

Apply by Online Captain Application located under About Us section of website. to
Contact Name: Captain John Hirschler
Tel: 401-862-4718
Fax: 40108497715
email: sightsailingjobs@gmail.com
John Hirschler 22 White Terrace, Middletown RI 02840 US

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

Sound Experience www.soundexp.org/about-us/employment-opportunities/join-our-crew/ based in Salish Sea/Puget Sound area, operates Adventuress and invites applications for the post of Galley Coordinator.

Sound Experience is seeking applications for Galley Coordinator for the 2018 sailing seasons. Season 1: April 1- July 22. Season 2: (July 2 –Oct.*tbd). This is a paid seasonal position. Responsible for overall food service on Adventuress. Ability to cook quality vegetarian meals for 12 to 37 people with limited budget and volunteer/donor support. Includes shopping, monitoring budget, inventory, meal planning and maintaining relationships with food donors including farms and bakeries. Interact positively with youth and adults. Include participants in shipboard meal prep. Promote SE programs. Crew must be at least 18, submit to background check, obtain First Aid/CPR and Washington Food Card prior to start. Sound Experience sails the historic schooner Adventuress to educate, inspire, and empower an inclusive community that works to improve our marine environment and celebrates our maritime heritage. Visit the link listed above for detailed job descriptions and how to apply.

This post is Seasonal.

Apply by visiting our to
Contact Name: ADVENTURESS
Tel: 1 (360) 379-0438x2
Fax:
email: amy@soundexp.org
PO Box 1390 , Port Townsend WA 98368 US

post listed on 11/06/2017, listing expires on 12/06/2017

Sound Experience www.soundexp.org/about-us/employment-opportunities/join-our-crew/ based in Salish Sea/Puget Sound area, operates Adventuress and invites applications for the post of Engineer.

Sound Experience is seeking applications for Engineer for 2018 Sailing Seasons. Season 1: April 1- July 22. Season 2: (July 2 –Oct.*tbd).This is a paid position. The Engineer should have experience with diesel mechanics, marine electrical systems, plumbing, and enjoy facilitating educational aspects for youth and adults. Interact positively with youth and adults. Promote SE programs. Crew must be at least 18, submit to background check and obtain CPR/First Aid or higher prior to start. Sound Experience sails the historic schooner Adventuress to educate, inspire, and empower an inclusive community that works to improve our marine environment and celebrates our maritime heritage. Visit the link listed above for detailed job descriptions and how to apply.

This post is Seasonal.

Apply by visiting our to
Contact Name: ADVENTURESS
Tel: 1 (360) 379-0438x2
Fax:
email: amy@soundexp.org
PO Box 1390 , Port Townsend WA 98368 US

post listed on 11/06/2017, listing expires on 12/06/2017

Sound Experience www.soundexp.org/about-us/employment-opportunities/join-our-crew/ based in Salish Sea/Puget Sound area, operates Adventuress and invites applications for the post of Second Mate /Educator (licensed).

Sound Experience is seeking applications for a licensed 100-ton Second Mate/Educator for both 2018 sailing seasons. Season 1: April 1- July 22. Season 2: (July 2 –Oct.*tbd). This is a paid seasonal position. As Educator, facilitate and present day and overnight youth and adult programs. As Second Mate, fulfill all duties of running the ship’s deck in absence of the First Mate. Actively participate in all aspects of shipboard life and program. Interact positively with youth and adults. Crew must be at least 18, submit to background check and obtain CPR/First Aid or higher prior to start. Sound Experience sails the historic schooner Adventuress to educate, inspire, and empower an inclusive community that works to improve our marine environment and celebrates our maritime heritage. Visit the link listed above for detailed job descriptions and how to apply.

This post is Seasonal.

Apply by visiting our to
Contact Name: ADVENTURESS
Tel: 1 (360) 379-0438x2
Fax:
email: amy@soundexp.org
PO Box 1390 , Port Townsend WA 98368 US

post listed on 11/06/2017, listing expires on 12/06/2017

Sound Experience www.soundexp.org/about-us/employment-opportunities/join-our-crew/ based in Salish Sea/Puget Sound area, operates Adventuress and invites applications for the post of Educator/Deckhands.

Sound Experience is seeking applications for Educator/Deckhand positions on the schooner Adventuress for the 2018 sailing seasons. Season 1: April 1- July 22. Season 2: (July 2 –Oct.*tbd). There are both paid and unpaid seasonal internship positions available. Facilitate day & overnight youth & adult programs. Actively participate in all aspects of shipboard life. Interact positively with youth and adults. Crew must be at least 18, submit to background check, obtain First Aid/CPR and Washington Food Card prior to start. Sound Experience sails the historic schooner Adventuress to educate, inspire, and empower an inclusive community that works to improve our marine environment and celebrates our maritime heritage. Visit the link listed above for detailed job descriptions and how to apply.

This post is Seasonal.

Apply by visiting our to
Contact Name:
Tel: 1 (360) 379-0438x2
Fax:
email: amy@soundexp.org
PO Box 1390 , Port Townsend WA 98368 US

post listed on 11/06/2017, listing expires on 12/06/2017

Sound Experience www.soundexp.org/about-us/employment-opportunities/join-our-crew/ based in Salish Sea/Puget Sound area, operates Adventuress and invites applications for the post of First Mate(licensed).

Sound Experience is seeking applications for a licensed 100-ton First Mate for the 2018 sailing seasons. Season 1: April 1- July 22. Season 2: (July 2 –Oct.*tbd). This is a paid seasonal position. As First Mate, fulfill all duties of running the ship’s deck in addition to working as part of the leadership team to facilitate day and overnight youth and adult programs. Actively lead and participate in all aspects of shipboard life and program. Interact positively with youth and adults. Crew must be at least 18, submit to background check and obtain CPR/First Aid or higher prior to start. Sound Experience sails the historic schooner Adventuress to educate, inspire, and empower an inclusive community that works to improve our marine environment and celebrates our maritime heritage. Visit the link listed above for detailed job descriptions and how to apply.

This post is Seasonal.

Apply by visiting our to
Contact Name:
Tel: 1 (360) 379-0438x2
Fax:
email: amy@soundexp.org
PO Box 1390 , Port Townsend WA 98368 US

post listed on 11/06/2017, listing expires on 12/06/2017

Grays Harbor Historical Seaport www.historicalseaport.org based in Sacramento CA to Southern California, operates Hawaiian Chieftain and Lady Washington and invites applications for the post of Purser.

We have an immediate opening for a Purser aboard tall ship Hawaiian Chieftain. This is an excellent opportunity to learn the skills of pursing and sailing a square rigger in a consistent docking situation in Old Sacramento. At the end of the month the vessel will depart for beautiful southern California ports, offering great near coastal sea time and travel. Position end date flexible, strong preference for crew member who can stay until January 15th. Pay DOE. Travel may be provided depending on location and availability.

This post is Seasonal.

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

post listed on 11/01/2017, listing expires on 12/01/2017

Grays Harbor Historical Seaport www.historicalseaport.org based in Embark Morro Bay, operates Hawaiian Chieftain and Lady Washington and invites applications for the post of Purser - Lady Washington .

Brig Lady Washington seeks an organized, friendly Purser for her southern California tour. If you are good with computers, the public, and want to see gorgeous ports from the decks of the West Coast's beloved Brig, please email jobs@historicalseaport.org to apply. Start date is 11/27 in Morro Bay, CA. End date has two options, depart 1/5 in Los Angeles OR 4/1 in the SF Bay. Pay DOE.

This post is Seasonal.

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

post listed on 11/01/2017, listing expires on 12/01/2017

Grays Harbor Historical Seaport www.historicalseaport.org based in Monterey, CA to Los Angeles, CA, operates Hawaiian Chieftain and Lady Washington and invites applications for the post of Relief Boatswain .

Brig Lady Washington seeks a Relief Boatswain who is hard working, friendly, good with managing people, and can take direction from Captain, Mate, and Project Lead. Start date is 11/20 in Monterey, CA, departing 1/5 in Los Angeles. Lady Washington will be undergoing winter maintenance during this time, so this is an excellent opportunity for someone looking to deepen their knowledge of wooden boats by working with highly experienced Project Leads. There will be a focus on rigging and below decks spaces. To apply, email jobs@historicalseaport.org.

This post is Seasonal.

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

post listed on 11/01/2017, listing expires on 12/01/2017

Grays Harbor Historical Seaport www.historicalseaport.org based in West Coast, Various Ports, operates Hawaiian Chieftain and Lady Washington and invites applications for the post of Mates for 2018 Season.

Brig Lady Washington and Ketch Hawaiian Chieftain are seeking Mates for their 2018 season. Come be a part of the pilot year of Sea School, our new mariner training program to help sailors transition to commercial work. Especially seeking applicants with a variety of maritime and educational experience and a passion for training and teaching. 100 ton license. 3 month contracts with some flexibility on dates. Pay DOE. Licensing scholarships available.

This post is Seasonal.

Apply by Email resume and cover letter to jobs@historicalseaport.org to
Contact Name: Capt. Samantha Dinsmore
Tel: 1 (800) 200-5239
Fax:
email: jobs@historicalseaport.org
PO Box 2019, Aberdeen WA 98520 US

post listed on 11/01/2017, listing expires on 12/01/2017

Grays Harbor Historical Seaport Authority www.historicalseaport.org based in California Coast, operates Hawaiian Chieftain and Lady Washington and invites applications for the post of Engineer/Deckhand.

Brig Lady Washington is seeking an Engineer/Deckhand for quarter 1 of her 2018 season. Lady has a newer 450hp Scania main engine and two generators to maintain. The right applicant will have applicable mechanical experience, will be a good shipmate, and have a passion for working in an educational setting. This position is supported by our Engineering Advisory Committee, a group of licensed marine engineers who can offer support and guidance. Pay DOE. Start date Jan. 3 in Los Angeles, depart April 1 in the SF Bay. Come spend the winter in sunny southern California with a great crew.

This post is Seasonal.

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

post listed on 11/01/2017, listing expires on 12/01/2017

BaySail www.baysailbaycity.org based in Bay City, MI, operates Appledore IV and Appledore V and invites applications for the post of Winter Crew.

Position is 40 hours / week, Monday to Friday, with one weekend per month dedicated to volunteer work parties. Mate will oversee routine winter maintenance as well as additional special projects while directing the work of a full-time paid deckhand and volunteers. The Mate must be organized and must ensure compliance with all safety protocols. Housing aboard is available. Position is November 15-March 15, with option to extend position for the sailing season. Experience: 2 years or more aboard traditionally-rigged vessels. Knowledge of maintenance, rigging, light carpentry, and prior experience as mate, or other leadership role, preferred. Pay D.O.E.

This post is Seasonal.

Apply by email to
Contact Name: APPLEDORE IV and APPLEDORE V
Tel: 1 (989) 895-5193
Fax: 1 (989) 460-1472
email: Shirleyr@baysailbaycity.org
107 Fifth Street , Bay City MI 48708 US

post listed on 10/31/2017, listing expires on 11/30/2017

South Street Seaport Museum www.southstreetseaportmuseum.org based in NYC, operates Pioneer and invites applications for the post of Deckhand.

PIONEER, TSA Sail Training Program of the Yr 2012, has a 47yr history of advancing careers on Tall Ships. This is an opportunity to develop in challenging and fast paced environment. Operations include school programs, charters and public sails in New York Harbor, as well as visits to ports in LI Sound, Chesapeake Bay and Delaware and Hudson Rivers. The position begins no later than Feb 15 for fit out and ends with down rig late Oct. There is possibility of winter maintenance work as well. The Deckhand assists in day-to-day operation and maintenance of the ship. Ability to work with volunteers, students, as well as the public is critical as PIONEER relies heavily on volunteer participation for her operation. Experience on tall ships is strongly desired but applicants with strong work ethic and a proven willingness to learn will receive equal consideration. Deckhands work a 5 day week. Will also serve as Relief Crew as needed (add’l pay. This is not currently a live aboard position.

This post is Seasonal.

Apply by EMAIL Cover Ltr, CV, and References to
Contact Name: Capt. Malcolm Martin
Tel:
Fax:
email: mmartin@seany.org
, US

post listed on 10/31/2017, listing expires on 11/30/2017

South Street Seaport Museum www.southstreetseaportmuseum.org based in NYC, operates Pioneer and invites applications for the post of Chief Mate.

PIONEER, TSA Sail Training Program of the Yr 2012, has a 47yr history of advancing careers on Tall Ships. This is an opportunity to develop in challenging and fast paced environment. Operations include school programs, charters and public day sails in New York Harbor, as well as visits to ports in LI Sound, Chesapeake Bay and Delaware and Hudson Rivers. Position Open now. The Mate is responsible for managing the day-to-day operation and maintenance while supporting educational mission and as relief crew coordinator. Will also serve as Relief Crew as needed (add’l pay. Ability to work with and teach volunteers, students, and the public is critical. A 100 ton Master/Mate/AB Sail ticket preferred. A strong work ethic and leadership required. Other maritime experience, specifically engineering and bosunry, are valuable. This is not a live aboard position. Apply by EMAIL ONLY pls.

This post is Full Time.

Apply by EMAIL Cover CV and References to
Contact Name: Capt. Malcolm Martin
Tel:
Fax:
email: mmartin@seany.org
, US

post listed on 10/31/2017, listing expires on 11/30/2017

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