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We are recruiting professional crew

Do you want to work aboard a square rigger and experience an extraordinary adventure?

– We are now looking for two permanent crews who shall sail the world’s largest historical wooden sailing ship to China and further around the world!

For the Swedish Ship Götheborg’s account we are now looking for seamen who can be part of our permanent crew for the coming circumnavigation starting in the beginning of April 2014. We are looking for people with varied background and experiences for different positions aboard.

Perhaps you have sailed along as part of the permanent crew on one of our earlier expeditions or maybe you have experience from other square riggers. Apply via our recruiting system.

To the Application >>

The selection process is now ongoing and the applicants will be informed in early January 2014.

We will hire two complete crews. The work periods will vary between 6-10 weeks depending on the length of the legs.

The positions are one year fixed-term employment with possibilities of extension. We are striving for ethnical and cultural diversity and a balanced representation between men and women, all applicants are therefore welcome.

Do you have questions about any of the positions contact Bengt-Göran Nilsson, telephone: +46709-55 65 43

We will hire people for the following positions:

  • Captain
  • Chief Mate
  • 2nd Officer
  • 3rd Officer
  • Chief Engineer Officer
  • 1st Engineer Officer
  • Bosunman (Seaman)
  • Watchleader (Ordinary Seaman)
  • Carpenter
  • Able Seaman
  • Sailmaker
  • Cook Steward
  • Cook
  • Messman
  • Medical Doctor
  • Nurse


Are you Interested in one of the positions on board?
Apply here>>

We will hire assistants for the following positions:

  • Motorman
  • Assistant Watchleader
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