Work with us

Get paid to travel and have a sailing adventure!

Looking for an exciting crew role? Here at VentureSail holidays our fleet of unusual skippered sailing vessels are always on the lookout for various types of crew members to join them as they sail all over the world. Interested? Then send your CV to us or apply for any of our current vacancies below.


CURRENT VACANCIES

Position – First Mate

Location – Cornwall & Scotland

Dates – March 2022 (yearly contracts available)

Salary – £22k pro rata plus accommodation in a shared area and food provided, live aboard position.

To apply please email us

Email: jo@venturesailholidays.com

Job Description

Our fleet of mostly traditional vessels are looking for qualified First Mates with current qualifications as below. Working with the skipper you will be delivering holidays on boats throughout the season here in the UK. You must have the confidence to jump aboard and get to know the vessels quickly and have experience of the charter market where you are responsible for guests and making sure they have a safe and fun time while with you and your crew. This can be a two year paid contract with winter maintenance work and the chance ocean passages for cargo/cruises for the right applicant.
Experience of Gaff boats preferable but not essential, from boats 50 -150ton.

Qualifications needed
Offshore Commercially Endorsed Yachtmaster
ENG1
STCW95

Postion – Relief Skipper

Location – Cornwall & Scotland

Dates – March to October

Good day rates of pay. Bed and board provided, live aboard position.

To apply please email us

Email: jo@venturesailholidays.com

Job Description

Our fleet of mostly traditional vessels are looking for qualified skippers to help cover crew holidays throughout the season here in the UK. You must have the confidence to jump aboard and get to know the vessels quickly and have experience of the charter market where you are responsible for guests aboard and making sure they have a safe and fun time while with you and your crew. Must be flexible to move around the country and be confident will all types of vessels and crews from two to eight.
Experience of Gaff boats essential, from boats 50 -150ton.

Qualifications needed
Offshore Commercially Endorsed Yachtmaster
ENG1
STCW95

Position – Cooks

Location – Scotland

Dates – April to September

Min wage plus accommodation in a shared area and food provided, live aboard position.

To apply please email us

Email: jo@venturesailholidays.com

Job Description

Experienced cooks required for on board preparation of meals for guests and crew. Up to 22 people for three meals a day plus baking of cakes and bread. Will be required to meal and budget plan with regular provisioning of food at port during changeovers. All crew are required to assist the cook with galley duties and will be on hand to serve and wash up during meal times. This is a great opportunity for someone with previous chalet experience that enjoys the outdoors, travel and sourcing local produce. Trial shifts available for those who are unsure about the ability to cook in a small space while underway.

Qualifications needed
Hygiene Certificate
ENG1 ML5

Position – Deck Hands

Location – Scotland/ Cornwall

Dates – April to September

Min wage plus accommodation in a shared area and food provided, live aboard position.

To apply please email us

Email: jo@venturesailholidays.com

Job Description

Looking to enter the marine industry as crew? This is the perfect entry position for you! Suitable for under 25’s with a keen interest in boats and traditional sailing and outdoors. The role is a holiday environment so hospitality experience a plus or a out going personality that is happy to look after guests and make sure they have a great holiday experience on board. Successful candidates will be given a fully funded training opportunity to get the STCW95 qualification.

Qualifications needed
ENG1 or ML5