Full Time, starting February 2020
Posted by: OLIVER HAZARD PERRY RI on June 6, 2019
Category: Deck: Licensed

The Master of the SSV Oliver Hazard Perry is responsible for the overall operation of the vessel and oversight of the ship’s crew.  Qualified individuals will hold at minimum a 500GRT Ocean Master’s License for Auxiliary Sail Vessel and have a diversity of command experience. We prefer a 1600/3000 MMC. The vessel will be operating regional New England waters offering maritime workforce development and STEAM  based programming for local youth, adults, military and veteran populations. Master is part of the organizational management team for vessel operations and programming, working closely with the Dir of Marine Operations and CEO to carry out the organization’s mission. Master must have square rig and ship handling experience aboard large sailing vessels. Compensation is commensurate with experience and includes license upgrade and maintenance costs as well as professional development training.

Interviews will be in Newport RI

Apply by email to

Oliver Hazard Perry RI

Tel: 1 (401) 841-0080


11A Bridge Street, Newport RI. 02840

The vessel’s schedule consists of a blend of dockside, day long and multi-day programs on the waters of Rhode Island and coastal New England.

Required certifications:
License: Master, 500t, Near Coastal
STCW: Basic Training, GMDSS, AB Sail
Medical: CPR



Flag: United States of America
Rig: Full-Rigged Ship
Homeport: Newport, Rhode Island
Sparred Length: 196'
LOD: 128'
LWL: 117'
Draft: 13'
Beam: 30' 6
Rig height: 130'
Sail Area: 14,000
Tons: 471 Gross Tons
Hull: steel substrate
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