Deckhand

Join the expedition

Götheborg of Sweden is sailing again and you can be a part of the adventure! If this is your dream, don't hesitate to apply to become a deckhand on one of the sailing legs.

Please note that applications for the Asia 2022 expedition is not yet open. It will be opened early 2022. Sign up for our newsletter at the bottom of this page to get notified as soon as we open up applications. Stay posted! 

Below you will find information about being a deckhand and our next expedition. If you're missing any information, please let us know at [email protected].

Who can apply? Read this information (terms & conditions) to see who can apply to be a deckhand. Because of the physically demanding work that we do on board, anyone joining us as a deckhand need to meet a number of requirements listed here. Read more
FAQ Before applying to become a crew member on Götheborg of Sweden, please read the most frequently asked questions. Read more
Sailing schedule Find out which sailing legs are available right now, and the details for each leg. Read more
Life on board Learn about life on board, and what you need to bring along when joining the crew for this great adventure. Read more
How to apply Do you want to apply for a position on board the world's largest wooden sailing ship and an adventure of a lifetime? Register here. Read more
Payment agreement & Cancellation rules Read this information (terms & conditions) to see who can apply to be a deckhand. Because of the physically demanding work that we do on board, anyone joining us as a deckhand need to meet a number of requirements listed here. Read more

Contact

Gabriella Johansson

Crew Manager Deckhands

Latest news

Forty weekends of volunteering on board Götheborg

21 December 2021

What started with a somewhat grumpy car ride in 2001, resulted in twenty years of passionate interest in the ship Götheborg. Recently, Inga Blomstrand and Leif Bäckman, joined their 40th weekend of volunteering at the ship.

How to make a new yard

17 December 2021

The main yard on the ship Götheborg is 23 meters long and weighs 1.7 tonnes – and we're making a new one! This involves great craftmanship and many hours of hard work. Hear our carpenter Manne explain the work being done in our workshop in Gothenburg.