Challenge Wales, Challenge Wales

Job Title: Freelance Skipper and Freelance Mate **Urgently**

Employed by : Challenge Wales

Accountable to: Staff Skipper

Type of Position: Freelance Skipper (s) and Freelance Mate(s) Required for short term and immediate opportunities

Work Hours: TBC depending on availability but voyage duration is 5 days (Starting 7th August), 6 days (Starting 12th August) and 10 days (starting 17th August)

Salary: TBC depending on availability and position but details are on Vacancies: Paid & Volunteer Roles – Challenge Wales   

Location of Work: Voyages are Cardiff – Falmouth, Falmouth – Falmouth, Falmouth – Acoruna

Essential Checks: Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check, references and the successful applicant will be required to undertake free, online safeguarding training.

Selection Process: Initial interview will be Zoom or face-to-face (depending on location).

How to Apply: Email your CV to: [email protected]

Deadline: Applications to be received ASAP and will be reviewed immediately.

Challenge Wales welcomes applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates from all backgrounds. The vessel is a Challenge 72. Although commercially endorsed Yachtmaster Offshore are required for Skipper roles, we will require the Skipper on Falmouth to Acrouna voyage to be Yachtmaster Offshore and they will be sailing with our staff skipper who will also be onboard.

Further details of both the Skipper and Mates roles, including salary, job spec and person spec can be found here: Vacancies: Paid & Volunteer Roles – Challenge Wales   or feel free to email [email protected] or speak with Vicky Williams on 0292 070 4657 to discuss the role. More details on Challenge Wales can be found on their website here: