Photo: Krzysztof Romanski
The grants are available for sailing leg 4 (Navigating the Channel – Jersey to Rotterdam) or leg 5 (The North Sea Spring Adventure – Rotterdam to Hamburg).
Leg 4 and 5 will offer beautiful stretches of sailing in busy waters, with a lot of interesting navigation and a busy time for whoever is keeping watch at the bowsprit. If you go on sailing leg 4 you will visit one of the largest ports in the world, Rotterdam. And if you go for sailing leg 5 you will get to sail the beautiful Elbe to reach Hamburg. Sailing leg 4 consists of nine days at sea and leg 5 is five days at sea. More information about the sailing legs and how to apply below.
To apply for the grant you have to:
- Not be a day younger than 18 years old at the sign on date.
- Not be a day older than 25 years old at the sign off date.
- Be able to understand and make yourself understood in English.
- Be able to swim at least 200 m.
- Be registered in Sweden.
- Take some pictures and write a short text about your experience on board and send it to us after your leg 8 on behalf of STAS).
- Have a valid passport
- Meet our general criteria for sailing onboard
The grant is handed out by STAS (Sail Training Association of Sweden).
How to apply:
Write your name, age and a short motivation as to why you should get the grant and send it to [email protected].
Since we only have four grants to hand out, don't wait to apply!
Spread the word to anyone who might be interested – we're looking forward to reading the applications!
Life on board
There are around fifty deckhands and twenty-five professional crew members on board Götheborg. The deckhand crew consists of a mix of people from all age groups, geographical origins, level of experience and interests. Everyone contributes in their own way with their unique life experience from professional and private life, whether you have sailing experience or not.