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Bosun – Cirdan Sailing Trust

Cirdan Sailing Trust – Bosun

The Cirdan Sailing Trust is looking for a Bosun to work across our fleet of traditional sailing vessels.

The Cirdan Sailing Trust conducts sail training voyages for disadvantaged young people from a broad spectrum of backgrounds. Due to this we are seeking a candidate with the motivation and energy to work with young people to develop their independence, resilience and confidence.
We will teach you everything that you need to know but it will be an advantage if you have some experience out on the water (preferably not with us). Ideally you will hold the RYA Day Skipper and RYA Powerboat Level 2 qualifications. It is also vital that you have empathy with young people particularly those who have faced difficulties in life.

The role is rich and varied and therefore we are looking for someone willing to learn and to progress. A hands on and practical mindset is essential.
Many of our bosuns go on to become Mates and Skippers both for us and other organisations.

An enhanced DBS check and seafarers medical assessment (ENG1) will also be required for the successful applicant.

The contract for the successful candidate will run until November 2024.

All applicants must have the right to live and work in the UK.


Minimum wage

Application Process

Applications can be made by sending a CV and covering statement by email to [email protected]. The covering statement should include why you are interested in a role with the Cirdan Sailing Trust.

Closing date is 1700 Sunday 21st July.

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