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Seasonal, starting April 2022 - November 2021
Posted by: Sightsailing Inc on September 29, 2021
Category: Deck: Licensed

We’re a small, 31 year old company that operates 3 boats with 15-16 staff members.  We’re looking for a captain to share captaining responsibilities on our 80′, 40 passenger schooner Aquidneck from May-October. For someone looking for a longer season, additional work is available pre and post season helping with maintenance and commissioning of our boats.

Day Sails and Private Charters in Newport, RI.  We run a rigorous schedule of 4 to 5 sails, 7 days a week from May through October.  Our program combines sailing with leisurely sightseeing. We’re in the hospitality business as well as the sailing business. No overnight sails.

Be friendly, approachable and a role model of positivity and optimism.  Welcome guests, conduct safety speech.  Lead, mentor and and work with crew.

Minimum 100 ton license w/Aux Sail Endorsement.   Should have excellent boat handling and sailing skills and prior command experience on similarly sized and rigged vessels.  Time spent sailing small boats a definite plus.  Should communicate effectively with guests, crew and management and owner.

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

Generous compensation with a variety of benefits available.  Use of 22 foot, Pearson Ensign daysailer on days off.

AQUIDNECK & SIGHTSAILER
AQUIDNECK & SIGHTSAILER

Specifications

Flag: United States of America
Rig: Schooner
Homeport: Newport, Rhode Island
LOA: 80
LOD: 65
LWL: 52
Draft: 6.5
Beam: 17
Rig height: 63
Freeboard: 4' 6''
Sail Area: 2000
Tons: 37
Hull: Steel
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