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JezzaG

science and surf under sail

Crew wanted: Amateur crew
Vessel: Sailing Boat
Size:37 f
Location: Mexico
Destination: French Polynesia
Logged in: 4 minutes ago

JezzaG: To Spread environmental info thru travel, sport, art and day to day life with locals as we sail through the South Pacific. I think there are plenty of people preaching to the converted in the major arteries of society but, I/we can provide the conversations and the divestment of info and understanding through to the capillaries...like a street performer, a busker of citizen science.

Science and Surf under Sail is an organization in it's very most nebulous form...I offer it to you to mould and shape together with me.

The general concept is to have a two year cycle through the South Pacific from Southern Baja to New Zealand and back. To have that route posted on a web site in order to attract surfers and marine/environmental students to share in various legs of the journey. We will be willing to deviate from our posted track to suite the purposes of guests based on the merits of their research or activity. I would like to travel in a small armada of sail boats in order to host a larger group of guests and achieve a wider sampling or observation or just plain fun. I would like to have the added dimension of this endeavor to be a sort of correspondent based webisode reporting on environment activities and how the are affecting people and how those people are responding to these environmental impacts on their homes and villages. We would also have a sport report, leisure and fun as well as art and food.

I am good at picking up work as I travel in order to fund my own way. I am presently working as a captain of a high tech power vessel for the rich and famous here in Cabo and La Paz, Mexico. I am also a carpenter/joiner, designer/sculptor...good with my hands and can make most of our day to day maintenance and repairs...mechanical, electrical, plumbing, an understanding of our shipboard systems. Now, I want to create a meaning greater than just my own experience and fun...I am no philanthropist but, I see a way to put back, to give back and have fun doing it. I'd like help...participants as partners and crew.

There's a non-profit, A truly non-profit living that can be achieved. Like the pirate ships, environmental privateers of Oceanic equanimity, we'll share the take equally and one extra for the ship. Should we be somehow fortunate enough to make more that we need it gets forwarded on as the partners and crew deem fit...now I am a dreamer...Hey? But, I think it is an imperative that all of us thinking, concerned people that call the seas and oceans of this World "home" become informed, educated and engaged or we truly risk loosing the last bastion of freedom. I can see the technology fast gaining the ability to monitor every moving thing in every remote corner of our planet and once the illegal commercial activities are under control then, yours and mine, our simple activities may come under scrutiny...and it might even seem right to require licenses and permits and fees and charges to move about or live off the land or sea as the case may be. So, we can not become unworthy or irresponsible or complacent with our current freedoms to move about the place.

Many thanks for reading this roughing out of my thoughts but, the final draft will be based on all the input from the founding members...My warmest regards, Jerrid of the "Quo Vadis" 37' Snowgoose, cutter and the "Salvation" 45' wooden Bermuda cutter, ketch a Jim Swanson design I would like to save, needs work.

There is more i would like to add to this, a conversation without end but, for now...A simple and genuine "thank you" for your interest and all the responses to date. It is good to see how many folks are concerned and keen to participate. I work as a captain on a private vessel, I am looking for my line of succession for that roll as I look to the South Pacific.Other characters I would like on board: A marine biologist correspondent, a ocean sport correspondent, web development volunteers, camera type person, maybe a producer type person would be nice, shipwright/carpenter type persons...Seafaring folk, other captains and small ships under sail. Many thanks again...

jonmartins

Private deliveries

Crew wanted:
Vessel: Sailing Boat
Size:40 f
Location: England
Destination: New Zealand
Logged in: 22 minutes ago

jonmartins: My sailing ventures are of purchasing reasonably priced yachts and then delivering them to where a profitable sale will lead to sufficient enough funds for a repeat :)

Crew is SOMETIMES needed. Individuals with real attitude. Couples, group of friends or someone just looking for an experience are unfortunately not desired.

When not delivering, sailing around New Zealand, Cook Islands, Fiji and Tonga. Have shifted from my steel darling I built 10 years ago to a simpler, smaller and more practical Davidson 28.

Perhaps the closest to an old school pirate, I am actually an incomplete paraplegic on crutches but most of the time on a wheelchair. In 2014 I became the first para to sail single-handed across the Pacific.

aub45

Long term crew

Crew wanted: 1st mate
Vessel: Power Boat
Size:23 m
Location: United Kingdom
Destination: Australia
Logged in: 31 minutes ago

aub45: For RTW - (circumnavigate) voyage departing 04/18!

Crew required that can commit long term only please.

Travel & onboard expenses plus subsistence provided.

Salaried negotiable!

Please note crew cabins are "twin berths"

Boat not being delivered until 09/17. Following short work ups over the winter.

Route flexible but expected to take around 18 months including a 6 week layover in NZ

Route to include subject to ice, The Northwest Passage!

This is my private boat. With family / friends (maximum of 4 at any one time) joining / leaving at various ports.

Jethro

Female crew wanted.

Crew wanted: Amateur crew
Vessel: Sailing Boat
Size:43 f
Location: Australia
Destination: Australia
Logged in: 43 minutes ago

Jethro: I'm looking for a lady, aged 25 - 55, as crew / friend for my next trip. You need to be fit, healthy and good company. I don't have any expectations of an intimate relationship - not that I'm against one, but I'm more interested in finding someone to share my travels and help with sailing.

I'll teach you to sail (if you don't know how) and take you to the most beautiful islands and beaches in Queensland. I'll be going north very slowly, starting at the end of April and then I'll decide where to head for, depending on the winds.

I have a cat on board with me, so you'll have to like them! I don't charge anything for food or boat costs and, within reason, drinks. All I ask in return is someone to prepare and cook meals and generally help on the boat. This is not short-term, so not suitable for a cheap holiday. Please send a current photo if you're interested.

Only 1 position is on offer.

philip76

Pacific

Crew wanted: Competent Crew
Vessel: Sailing Boat
Size:40 f
Location: Panama
Destination: New Zealand
Logged in: 58 minutes ago

philip76: Panama - Galapagos - Marquesas - French Polynesia - Tonga - Fiji - New Zealand
starting in April 2017
I need crew with at least some experience

Alvei7+

sv ALVEI Experience the Life of a Traditional Sailor

Crew wanted: Deckhand
Vessel: Tall Ship
Size:38 m
Location: New Zealand
Destination: None
Logged in: 58 minutes ago

Alvei7+:
July 2016

Hello

We have been sailing Alvei throughout the world’s oceans from 1995 to the present. We have logged over 200,000 sea miles and stood watch with over 500 crew. Now and again it becomes time to put Alvei away and do something different. This is one of those times. We will return to New Zealand and Alvei in November 2016.

In the meantime we are looking for a few new volunteers to join the crew. We are usually about a dozen, averaging about six men and women each. We don’t plan it that way, it just works that way. The average age is twenty to thirty-something with a scattering of people in their forties to sixties. Volunteers also join us from all over the world. In fact, we’ve had as many as15 people from 13 different nationalities on one crew alone.

We have three categories of volunteer crew, short-term, medium-term and long-term. On the average about a third of volunteers are 3 weeks to 2 months, another third 3 to 4 months and another third 1-2 years. Once a person accumulates one year of service (either continuously or several shorter stints) they are eligible to sail on Alvei at any time, free of charge. Preference is given to longer term crew.

Long-Term Volunteer Crew Anyone wanting to learn the way of a tall ship sailor would do well to sign on for a year or more. Sea Time will be officially documented and applied toward earning sea time credit towards certification. Once booked, many have pursued lifelong careers at sea based on their experience on Alvei.

Medium-Term Volunteer Crew Many people, who find their way to us through Crewbay.com, tend to be keen on tall ship sailing and stay between 3 to 4 months. This is also a good option for gap year studies or retirees who have family or other commitments back home. Many return for successive seasons.

Short-Term Volunteer Crew This option is available for the average backpacker or similar traveller looking for the next island adventure. The typical stay is between 2 weeks and 2 months while sailing interisland in the tropics.

Both long and medium-term crew can include an approximate 4 to 5 week open ocean voyage to or from New Zealand.

2017 Itinerary
• November and December mark the last two months of our 2016 season. This is a good time for potential watch leaders to join the crew and gain hands-on learning/teaching experience guiding and directing less experienced crew. We are looking for potential watch leaders here.

• After the Christmas holidays we continue welcoming new crew and finish maintenance projects such as bulwark repair and painting, tarring the rig, sail repair and caulking the deck.

• Training begins in earnest in early March with lessons on sail and line handling, steering, lookout, watch standing and galley maintenance. We will need a solid 4 weeks of work, from all the volunteers, to prepare for sea. All crew should plan on being on board no later than March 1st.

• We set sail in April for the southwest Pacific islands. Specific destinations are yet to be determined as we generally choose where to go and what to do based on where we are needed most. Possible destinations may include islands from Tahiti, through the Cook Islands, Tonga, Fiji and Vanuatu.

• In October, we’re bound for Brisbane, Australia for our regular haul-out maintenance. This is 3 weeks of intense but rewarding work, scrubbing the bottom, replacing zincs and painting. This becomes an intense work time with a blow-out party at the end. There is no daily rate charge during the haul out time.

• Then it’s back home to New Zealand for the summer maintenance season.

No one is required to perform jobs they are not comfortable with, such as working aloft. We can accommodate up to17 volunteer crew.

It requires knowledge, experience, time and practice to learn the way of the sea.
Patience and a resilient sense of humour help when mastering the sometimes unexpected events of the day or night. Learning can be gained from reading books by working with your shipmates.

Along with that it can become a time of reward and accomplishment. You will learn things you didn’t expect to learn. (That is where the sense of humour part comes in handy.) And you will definitely have many stories to tell along the way.

Evan/Alvei

Web details are: www.alvei.org For more info contact: evan@alvei.org

emmerik719

Adventurous crew wanted for trip across the Pacific!

Crew wanted: Recreational Crew
Vessel: Sailing Boat
Size:37 f
Location: Panama
Destination: New Zealand
Logged in: 1 hours ago

emmerik719: Hello everyone! Currently Im in Panama, getting ready for the big trip! Looking for line handler for the Canal and possibly trough the pacific...Galapagos, Marquesas, Touamoutus, stopping at all the best places for kitesurfing, diving, paragliding,

I am looking for like minded people in their 20s to 30s, Thinking of being 3crew total.
This is a shared contribution trip where we share cost like fuel, water, food, drinks etc.

Boat is a ocean going 37ft cutter that I sailed from Norway with friends and people we met along the way. She is well equipped with water maker, hot showers, solar panels, wind-vane, wind generator, hydro generator and all the safety gear.

When I am not sailing on my own boat I work as a skipper and delivery crew of super yachts, I hold Yachtmaster Ocean commercially endorsed, AEC, ENG1 medical as well as Tandem Paragliding license. If you happen to hurt yourself, I am a qualified first responder.. ;)

Philiosophy

Looking for one good Woman

Crew wanted: 1st mate
Vessel: Sailing Boat
Size:39 f
Location: New Zealand
Destination: Fiji
Logged in: 2 hours ago

Philiosophy: I am looking for experienced woman sailor with some offshore experience. Must be able to be primary crew for crossings. This is a very well kept boat captained by retired Offshore Tug Master All systtems kept in very good condition. I am looking for qualified crew not bikini on the rail. I am in good shape and expect you to be physically capable. If we become friends or more that would be very nice but not expected. No drama, just enjoying the worlds cultures a bit at a time. Do you sew, scuba, these skills are highly respected and valued by me.There are 4 tanks aboard and I am keen on diving) I am excellent cook and have nicely equipped galley. Right now the boat is Cruising East Coast of New Zealand.....Lets talk....Kim

tganley

Cruise Fiji

Crew wanted: Amateur crew
Vessel: Sailing Boat
Size:12 m
Location: Fiji
Destination: Fiji
Logged in: 3 hours ago

tganley: I'm looking for someone interested in sailing around the Fiji Islands. I'll be here until beginning of November or so. Share expenses; food and fuel. Fuel would be probably less than $25 a week, both for diesel and petrol for the dingy. Food depends on how much you eat and what you like. This is a 35 ft boat, two cabins. I'd consider a couple, but one other person would work best I think.

Experience is helpful but not necessary, mostly I need a reef lookout. I'd like to go to some of the more remote places, but I don't have a specific itinerary and am open to suggestions. If you have any specific places you'd like to see or things you'd like to do, we can do anything within reason.

Rik's S.V.

Panama - South Pacific

Crew wanted: Recreational Crew
Vessel: Sailing Boat
Size:36 f
Location: Panama
Destination: French Polynesia
Logged in: 3 hours ago

Rik's S.V.: -Not looking for paid commercial crew-
-Due to lack of space - No Couples -

Hi sailors, divers,

My name is Rik and I sail my sail 36 ft Najad around the world. Comfort and safety come before speed, so no hurry, no rush, no race, no smoking

Begin January 2017 : Panama to Easter Island - This place is taken.
February: Rapa Nui ( Easter Island ) to attend the Tapati festival, diving, hiking,....
March: Sailing to Pitcairn and than continuing to the Gambier Islands - Place available
Mid April : Sailing to the Marquesas - options taken but still place available
May / June / July/ August : visiting, sailing, hiking,diving,....the Marquesas and the Tuamotus

As from March 2018 further Pacific sailing from the Tuamotus up to New Zealand

No race or hurry. Sailing, diving, hiking,.... discover the islands in a relaxed athmosphere....
I am used to sail the boat singlehanded so the boat does not need crew to sail but I like good company around.
Participating in the boat chores goes together with all the pleasures of sailing and enjoying the remote anchorages, hiking and diving.
During longer passages you will have to stand watches ( look out for other ships and call whenever any doubt ).
You will take your share in the cost of consumables, immigration and custom fees,...
You are financially independent.

So what is expected from the crew.... have a positive attitude, having a happy nature, no drugs or smoking.

Contributions for the Yachts upkeep : 20 euro pp pd
All other costs as meals, drinks, diesel, marine fees,.....are on a shared base. Count around 5 to 10 euro pp pd

I only take one crew at the time.

If interested, contact me and let's see how you can fit in.

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