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Job Purpose: To maintain, repair and improve Rona Sailing Project vessels to comply with internal and external codes and practices and to ensure voyages are provisioned in accordance to the voyage schedule.

Reporting to: Project Director
Hours: 08h00- 17h00 Monday – Thursday, Friday 08h00-13h00 (some weekend work will be required for which TOIL will be given)
Contract: Permanent
Salary: £27,000 p.a.

Responsibilities:
Maintenance/refit (with the Project Engineer)
• Ensure the vessels are maintained and monitored in line with external MCA/RYA codes and internal policies
• Plan, carry out and oversee preventative maintenance and ensure excellent record keeping of same
• Liaise with the afterguard to monitor fleet and equipment performance to minimise disruption to the sailing programme
• Schedule, plan and manage refit jobs during refit period ensuring necessary resources are in place
• Ensure any changes to relevant boat systems and procedures are accurately reflected in the Safety Management System
• Maintain tools, resources and relevant workspaces to a high standard in accordance with Health and Safety practices and manufacturers’ guidelines.

Female Second Mate on board Ocean Spirit of Moray salary £15,000.00 p/a (pro rata for contract period).

Gordonstoun is seeking dynamic and self-motivated female Sail Trainers to be part of the professional team aboard their 80 foot Sail Training Ketch Ocean Spirit of Moray for the 2020 sailing season.

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

In line with the occupational requirements of the Equality Act 2010, only female applicants over the age of 21 can apply for this role.

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The closing date for applications is 9th February 2020. Interviews will be held the following week.

Home Port Cardiff (Wales) but various UK and overseas
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.

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.

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.

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!