Seasonal, starting March 2021 - November 2021
Posted by: Portland Schooner Co. on December 16, 2020
Category: Deck: Licensed

Portland Schooner Co. based in Portland, Maine, operates BAGHEERA, WENDAMEEN, TIMBERWIND,  and VELA and invites applications for the post of Captain.

Portland Schooner Co. seeks experienced captains to serve aboard its historic, Maine-built wooden vessels starting March 2021.  Portland Schooner Co. conducts a variety of shipboard programs, including two-hour public sails, private charters, overnights, as well as educational and sail training sessions.  In addition to a minimum 100T inland license, candidates should possess excellent leadership and communication skills in working with crew, guests, and the owners.  Demonstrated boat handling skills are critical.  Captain will be responsible for running all aspects of the vessel’s operation, starting with yard period and training crew, through the sailing season, and finishing with down rig at season’s end.  Enthusiasm for working with the public on a daily basis is essential.  Flexibility and fostering a positive, rewarding experience for crew and guests are also key.  Compensation is commensurate with experience.  Preference will be given to candidates interested in returning each season with year round employment also a possibility.

Required certifications:
License: Master, 100t, Inland
Medical: CPR



Flag: United States of America
Rig: Schooner
Homeport: Portland, ME
Sparred Length: 72'
LOA: 55' 6
LOD: 54'
LWL: 44'
Draft: 7' 6
Beam: 14' 6
Rig height: 65'
Freeboard: 4'
Tons: 21
Hull: wood
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