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Atlantic crossing opportunity & sailing training

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This sailing opportunity expired on 31/01/2023. You may want to take a look at our current sailing opportunities instead.


Boat type


Financial arrangements

Shared contribution


Starting in Canary islands from 15 -19.01.2023

Travel expenses

Paid by crew


Gran Canaria, Spain

Date posted



St. Thomas, USVI (Caribbean Sea)

Expiry date


Qualification level required (or equivalent)





Looking for healthy, energetic and sociable people to join as crew for a sailing cruise across the Atlantic Ocean.
What we offer:
1. Certified Tidal Mile Building - use these miles towards gaining your Yacht Master Certificate. If you do all legs you can build a minimum of 4500 miles.
2. Training with a certified RYA Cruising Instructor which includes:
- health and safety training
- engine maintenance training
- sail techniques
- basic meteorology
- navigation
3. Atlantic Cruising experience
4. Boat preparation for Atlantic Crusing
What we expect from you:
- being respectful towards the skipper and members of the crew
- having a "can do" attitude and willingness to learn
- daily shifts (3 hours by night, 3 hours by day) - where you will have to keep watch, insure the boat maintains a safe course while the others rest
- contributing, in shifts, to activities such as: cleaning boat, cooking
- helping the skipper and crew with boat maintenance