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

Götheborg will change its route to deliver an elephant to the Prince of Monaco

30 September 2022

Instead of heading straight from Nice to Valletta as planned, the route has been changed and the ship is now also making a short stopover in Monaco. However, it is not just a regular stopover: It will include the spectacular delivery of a 2.4-meter-high elephant sculpture to H.S.H. Prince Albert II of Monaco.

A short visit to Monaco

29 September 2022

We have some great news! We will make a short, but sweet visit to Monaco. This means that we will leave Nice on 4 October instead of 6 October. We will be in Monaco 4–6 October and will be open to visitors 5–6 October. Welcome on board!

Adiós Málaga!

20 September 2022

Tuesday 20 September we sailed out of Málaga, after almost a full week in the harbor in the city center. The days here has been amazing with lots of interested journalists and visitors on board. Next stop is Nice, France!