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We are moored in our home port Gothenburg during 2024.

As we are currently not on expedition, it is not possible to sail with us, and we do not have any open positions for professional crew. However, stay tuned for opportunities to join us as a volunteer in port.

Friends of Götheborg of Sweden Become a member in our friend association.
Volunteer Become a volunteer! Volunteers are essential for the maintenance of the ship when it is not sailing. As a volunteer you get the chance to learn the craftsmanship on board and be part of the adventure. Read more
Sail with us Anyone can sail with us as a paying deckhand and be part of a unique adventure on board the largest ocean-going wooden sailing ship in the world! You are not required to have any sailing experience. Read more
Professional Crew To work and sail on Götheborg of Sweden is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to be part of an exciting project and adventure, in an environment full of passion, creativity and drive. Read more

Latest news

Traditional Sailing Ships Meetup in Eriksberg, Gothenburg

19 June 2024

The weekend 27th to 29th of June is THE weekend! In the archipelago of Gothenburg, you will be able to see about 30 traditional sailing ships from Sweden, Norway and Denmark sailing together for a meet up in Eriksberg during the afternoon 29th of June.

National day and reopening of the Ships hall and brand-new Café!

01 June 2024

On June 6, it's happening! There aren't many places on Hisingen to celebrate the Swedish National Day. This year, we're making a big deal out of it by celebrating National Day with both a salute and a flag ceremony. We're combining this with the inauguration of our newly renovated Ship’s Hall and the brand-new café! Why not enjoy a brewed coffee and an ice cream with us?

Remember the sailboat rescue in April last year?

07 May 2024

On the 25th of April, off the coast of France just after 4pm, a distress call was sent by the MRCC regarding a sailing vessel that had lost its rudder and was drifting. Being the closest ship to the sailing boat, Götheborg answered the call.

Owner and main partner

Greencarrier Group
Greencarrier is a global group offering logistics solutions all over the world, focusing on knowledge, innovation and sustainable solutions. SOIC and Greencarrier share common values and when we start our journey towards a sustainable future with commerce, shipping and logistics as our base, Svenska Ostindiska Companiet is simply our starting point. We like challenges, and our attitude is:
Yes, it's possible!

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