Full Time, starting March 2021
Posted by: Lynx Educational Foundation on August 12, 2019
Category: Engineer

The square topsail schooner Lynx is looking for a qualified Engineer starting the middle of March. Lynx is in Saint Simons GA until the end of April then heading back up the coast to the Chesapeake Bay then to her summer homeport of Nantucket MA.  Responsibilities include maintaining all onboard systems and repairs while working closely with the captain. Must have experience with marine systems and diesel mechanics. Sailing experience not required but preferred. Lynx provides an opportunity to learn square rig sailing through days sails and voyaging up and down the eastern seaboard and Gulf of Mexico. Engineer’s duties also include assisting in sail evolutions, standing watch, and participating in educational programs.

If interested, Please contact

Captain Casey Laaro @ 414-897-6309 or

Director Don Peacock @ 978-479-2197 or

Required certifications:
License: None, Inland



Flag: United States of America
Rig: Schooner
Homeport: Nantucket, MA
Sparred Length: 122'
LOA: 78'
LOD: 76'
LWL: 72'
Draft: 9'
Beam: 23'
Rig height: 94'
Freeboard: 5'
Sail Area: 4669 square feet
Tons: 94
Hull: wood
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