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Fully Time Skipper

Job typefull-time
LocationSouth West
Contact personBen Wheatley
Closing dateongoing


The Trinity Sailing Foundation is looking to recruit a full time skipper!

Starting in September/October 2017.

They operate three historic wooden gaff rigged sailing vessels from Brixham in Devon: Leader, Provident and Golden Vanity.  These are used for a combination of youth sail training, RYA courses, adult cruising holidays and DofE Award voyages.

These three vessels operate around South and West coasts of the UK, also visiting France, the Channel Islands and Ireland during the sailing season. The vessels are usually operational from April to October and undergo refit and maintenance work from November to March. Refits normally take place in South Devon.

Duration of contract: 12 months


 ·         RYA Yachtmaster Offshore (Commercially Endorsed)

·         Full ENG1 or ML5 Medical Fitness Certificate

·         RYA Cruising Instructor (essential)

·         RYA Yachtmaster Instructor (preferred)

·         Previous experience of traditionally-rigged vessels preferred

·         Previous experience of sail training required.

How to respond

Any offers of work will be subject to interview, on-board assessment and completion of an enhanced DBS check.

 To apply for this position, or for more information please contact:

 Ben Wheatley

Operations Director

Trinity Sailing Foundation

The Old Sail Loft

Pump Street


Devon TQ5 8ED


 Tel: 01803 88 33 55

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