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, and the details 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

The Biscayan Adventure

05 May 2022

Join us on the longest and most adventurous of the European sailing legs. Fifteen days of sailing, crossing the Bay of Biscay as we head south towards Lisbon and later the Mediterranean. A sail to cross off the bucket list!

Lisbon stopover announced today

04 May 2022

In September, Götheborg will sail to Lisbon, Portugal. It is the first time that the ship visits Portugal. Götheborg will be in Lisbon 5–8 September 2022 and will be moored at the central location of Cais Rocha Conde de Óbidos. The ship will be open to visitors during its stay. Welcome on board!

The Gotenius shipyard visit – What has been done?

26 April 2022

We have now been at the shipyard for a number of weeks in order to get ready for the Asia Expedition. We've had sunshine, rain and snowstorms during our time at Gotenius, but now it's time to head back to Pier 4 at Eriksberg in Gothenburg. Let us tell you all about it.