Voluntary liveaboard Crew


LEARN WHAT IT’S LIKE TO WORK ON A BLUE WATER, WORKING SQUARE RIGGER

Run away to sea - Build up your seatime - Fulfil your dream - Begin a career - Reach your potential

We now have the following positions vacant on the Brigantine Windeward Bound, Tasmania's largest sail training tall ship:

DECKHAND POSITIONS 

Are you seeking a career in the Maritime Industry? 
Are you interested in halving your seatime requirement, or earning Coxswain, Master <24 or MED 3 certificate of competency?

We have a limited number of opportunities for live-aboard volunteer deckhands, male or female. Sailing experience is not necessary. Full board and lodging provided. Scholarships for maritime licensing and certificates are available to Australian permanent residents; eligibility depends upon performance and length of commitment.

Requirements:

  • Age range from 18 to 35
  • Must be average weight for height
  • Must be a NON smoker
  • Must be a non drug user and drug free
  • Must be able to work at heights
  • Must be reasonably fit
  • Must be able to comfortably lift own weight
  • Minimum 6 month commitment required

Preference will be given to applicants who currently hold a General Purpose Hands certificate or an Elements of Shipboard safety certificate. Those applicants not already holding these certificates may still apply and full training will be provided. 

If you would like to join the Windeward Bound Crew please email office@windewardbound.com.au for further information.