Sail with us

Sail with us

We don't have any planed sailing in 2024
As we have now arrived in our home port Gothenburg and are no longer on expedition, we do not have any more available sailing legs.

What to expect when sailing with us:
You can be part of the unique adventure of sailing on board Götheborg. You will experience life on board a 18th century ship and make friends for life. As a paying deckhand you sail together with the professional crew, but are not required to have any sailing experience and will get training on board.

Available Sailing Legs We don't have any planed sailing in 2024. Please subscribe to our news letter or follow us in social media to always get the latest information about upcoming sailing. Read more
Life on board Learn about life on board, and what you need to bring along when sailing with us on this great adventure. Read more
Who can apply? Read this information (terms & conditions) to see who can sail with us. Because of the physically demanding work that we do on board, anyone joining us as a paying deckhand need to meet a number of requirements. Read more
How to apply Do you want to apply to sail on board the world's largest wooden sailing ship and an adventure of a lifetime? Register here. Read more
Practical information You have now read about life on board, applied, and gotten accepted. What's next you might think? Here you will hopefully get the information needed.  Read more
Payment agreement & Cancellation rules Read more
FAQ Before applying to join a sailing leg with Götheborg of Sweden, please read the most frequently asked questions. 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.