Blue Clipper Traineeship

Tall Ships Sail Training

Are you interested in a career at sea? 

Do you want to learn more about sailing on board a classic tall ship? 

Then the Blue Clipper Traineeship might be that experience you have been looking for. Be fully immersed into life as a crew member on board Blue Clipper. Learn every aspect of sailing and working on board a traditional tall ship and gain a recognised qualification too.

RYA Watchleader qualification

The cost includes all training, accommodation and food on board. The objective of the placement will be to help you work towards your RYA Watchleader qualification.

Gap Year Opportunity

These traineeships are aimed at young people, 17 to 25, and range from 48 to 74 days on Blue Clipper learning the ropes in full.

What to Expect

Blue Clipper has a busy 2018 and 2019 schedule offering adventure voyages to adult guest crew all over the world. This placement could be a great way to get your foot into the industry and be one of the lucky few who are asked back as a volunteer, or even as paid crew!

Joining DateLeaving DateJoining PortLeaving PortCost
10th March 20185th May 2018Portimao, PortugalReykjavik, Iceland£2000pp
5th May 201822nd June 2018Reykjavik, IcelandLongyearbyen, Svalbard£2000pp
5th July 20189th September 2018Longyearbyen, SvalbardAlesund, Norway£2000pp
1st November 20187th January 2019Portimao, PortugalBridgetown, Barbados£2000pp
7th January 20191st March 2019Bridetown, BarbadosSan Juan, Puerto Rico£2000pp
1st March 201914th May 2019San Juan, Puerto RicoKinsale, Ireland£2000pp

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