Employer: Trinity Sailing Foundation
Role: Skipper
Vessel: STV Golden Vanity
Contract: Seasonal (February to October 2019)

Trinity Sailing is a Brixham-based charity which operates three historic gaff-rigged vessels, carrying out a mixture of youth sail training voyages, RYA courses (up to Day Skipper level), Duke of Edinburgh Award experiences and adult charter cruises. Our smallest vessel, Golden Vanity, a gaff cutter build in 1908, operates with a skipper, mate and up to 7 trainees or guests. She is based in our home port of Brixham and offers voyages along the south coast and within the English Channel, delivering enjoyable and challenging sailing experiences to people of all ages and backgrounds.

Trinity Sailing wish to recruit a skipper for Golden Vanity for the 2019 sailing season.

This person will hold a minimum of (valid, commercially-endorsed) RYA Yachtmaster Offshore and Cruising Instructor certificates, along with a valid ENG 1 or ML5 medical fitness certificate.

This person will have previous experience sailing traditionally-rigged vessels and relevant maintenance skills.

The skipper will be responsible for the overall management and operation the vessel, both during voyages and maintenance periods as required. They will also undertake training of other seastaff and trainees including relevant RYA qualifications.  A positive approach to developing a “safety culture” on board and embracing current legislation is required in this role.

All job offers will be subject to:

  • Interview at our office
  • On board assessment
  • Enhanced DBS check

If you have any queries please do not hesitate to contact Trinity Sailing Foundation.

To apply for this position please send a CV with two references to:

Ben Wheatley
Operations Director
Trinity Sailing Foundation,
The Sail Loft, Pump Street
Brixham TQ5 8ED

Tel:      +44(0)1803 88 33 55

Mob:    +44(0)7811 33 05 35

Email:  ben@trinitysailing.org

Web:    www.trinitysailing.org



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