Historic trading ketch Bessie Ellen are looking for two deckhands to work aboard for the Autumn/ Winter period.  You will join for the end of year sailings both day and short week charters along with a shipyard period and de-rig in late October. 

The work includes but is not limited to day sailing with small groups, ship cleaning both interior and exterior, hoisting and furling sails, interacting with guests, daily engine maintenance, painting and varnishing. 

The position may also be carried over to full time winter work and the season of 2021. 

Bessie Ellen is based in Fowey, Cornwall. 

Job type

Requirements: Applicants must be outgoing, have some knowledge of traditional sailing and rig work, keen to learn and work under own initiative and be confident working aloft. 

£4.55-£8.22 per hour
Job location
South West
Nikki Alford
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