Sail with us

Join the expedition as a deckhand

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 deckhand you sail together with the professional crew, but are not required to have any sailing experience and will get training on board. 

If this is your dream, don't hesitate to apply to become a deckhand on one of the sailing legs

Book two sailing legs – get 50 % discount 

If you book two or more sailing legs, you get 50 % discount on the cheapest sailing leg. This is only available to eight people on each sailing leg, so don't wait to send in your application!  

Available Sailing Legs Find out which sailing legs are available right now. Here you will find a description of each sailing leg, number of days sailing, sign on and off dates as well as the price for each leg. Read more
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
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. Due to the physically demanding work on board, deckhands 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

Contact

Gabriella Johansson

Crew Manager Deckhands

Latest news

Changes to sailing leg 3 and the Stockholm stopover

24 June 2022

Some changes will be made to the sailing leg from Helsinki to Stockholm, and arrival at the stopover in Stockholm will be moved to a few days later. This is due to a visit to the drydock (in Stockholm) that we want to make with the ship, while we are still in Northern Europe.

We have arrived in Helsinki

23 June 2022

We have arrived in beautiful and sunny Helsinki! We are moored at Makasiini Quay, at the heart in the South Harbour right next to the Market Hall. We will be here until Monday 27 June, and open to visitors Friday, Saturday, Sunday, and Monday. Come and visit us!

Ticket sales open for Helsinki

21 June 2022

Thursday 23 June at 10:00 am, we will arrive in Helsinki! Götheborg of Sweden will be moored at Makasiini Quay, at the heart in the South Harbour right next to the Market Hall. Ticket sales are now open for Friday 24 June, Saturday 25 June, Sunday 26 June and Monday 27 June.