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  1. Hello! I am looking to crew on some boats over the month of March. I have 15 years of dinghy racing experience, some offshore experience, and am an opti sailing instructor. I am very fast learning and would love to get on the water and expand my sailing knowledge. I know this is far in advance but please feel free to message me with any opportunities. Thanks
  2. Hi all. One of my crew members pulled out. If you know anyone interested in sailing to Great Barrier or Merc this holiday, let me know. Just a deck hand needed but good if you can do more than that! Happy to teach you if you are learning. Can take 1 or 2 more people. Boat is 35ft Stewart34. I have been sailing for 8 years now, mostly around Nelson/ tasman and now Auckland. Been in Auckland for 2 years now. We will be sailing from Bayswater, Auckland. Setting off any time from 26th (weather dependent) and hoping to be back around 3rd (no later than 4th Jan). Safety is the most important t
  3. My name is Danielle, and I am seeking a boat to crew on starting around February for about 3 months. I have my Yachting NZ Levels 1 & 2, have raced several times, and I have been captaining my own 40 foot monohull for the past 18 months. I am an American Citizen based in New Zealand and have permanent residency here. So, here's my story, why I am looking for a boat..... youtube.com/sailingpivo if you want to watch it. Hubby and I bought our boat in July 2020 and we went full time in December 2020. In June 2021, we were rushed to the hospital where a massive 8cm tumor was dis
  4. Need a crew member to fly to Cabo in Mexico ASAP (flights / Covid test will be paid) ex Auckland to being a 6yo Helia 44 Catamaran back to NZ Stopping in Nuku Hiva to re-provision. Significant experience not required. Just need to be confident you can cope with the big Blue and shifts. Crew member puled out last minute as they decided the big blue was not for them. Will pay $6000 lump sum on return and all food etc.. will be paid for
  5. Hi all, We are urgently looking for cargo space to Tonga for: Medical Equipment (boxed, sealed, certified) A wooden sailing dinghy (for teaching kids to sail) 10xVHF radios (for each village to escalate emergencies) We are a NZ charity that gives medical training and supplies to outer island villages (teach a man to fish ideology). A sailor myself, I sailed to Tonga on my 30 foot wooden yacht and found that there were problems in these communities that we can solve. Our boats have a full offshore kits, at least one trained medic, yet communities of 300 have nothing. Help us help others
  6. Hi All, We require experienced crew, (ideally a couple if possible), to assist with a passage from Opua to Fiji. We are a family of 5, including 3 young children. Husband and wife are beginner sailors, although keen and competent. 2018 Leopard 48 Catamaran (will be new boat to owner, but is a proven and capable bluewater cruiser). Please PM or call, would need following : - Pro Skipper or cruiser with proven Bluewater Experience. - Be willing to teach -Can manage with children on a boat -Non smokers. -Moderate drinkers. Ideally the crew would have a requirement to trave
  7. I am looking for an additional crew member to join us for BBYC winter series. We are entered in the Farr 1020 division. Racing starts this Sunday (Mothers day - yeah I know) at 11:30. Need to meet at the boat around 10am with a 10:30 departure. Racing is every 2nd Sunday finishing September 1st. If you are interested PM me or txt/call on 027 2888649 Steve
  8. 3 month Contract mid June to mid sept. STCW95 an advantage 90ft yacht that day sails out of Sag Harbor Some deckhand work and cooking All expenses paid Please contact Cris 021405426
  9. We are looking for a reliable support boat driver to: ~ Man our 5m inflatable RIB and keep a watch on our dragon boat teams as they train each night. ~ Tow in the unlikely event they capsize. ~ Identify and communicate hazards to the Steerer. ~ Launch and pull in the RIB ~ Report any equipment repair requirements ~ Daily motor flush. Other than that it's sitting and enjoying the water and sometimes take a coach on board to do a bit of filming. Teams that train are: ~Secondary schools ~Breast cancer survivors ~Mixed teams ~Women's teams All water l
  10. We are off on a family adventure! The plan is to sail from Wellington up to Auckland at the beginning of April and then leave the Bay of Island with the Island Cruising Association on 5th May bound for Tonga (via Minerva Reef if weather permits) Kena is a Ganley Pacemaker (40ft, steel, cutter rigged monohull). The family will join the yacht in Auckland for the trip to BOI, and then fly out to Tonga. We are looking for crew for either or both legs of the journey. Skipper has 10,000+ offshore miles and 30,000+ coastal miles. RYA Yachtmaster. Kena was built to Lloyds A1 stand
  11. Hey everyone! I'm new to here, only just discovered it! My name is Reina, I'm 22 and live in Tauranga. I am free most weekends and am able to take time off work occasionally for longer trips. I love all types of ships, boats, yachts, and just about everything else you can think of that involves the ocean. I spent a year in the Royal New Zealand Navy during which time I was part of a crew that sailed the Spirit of New Zealand tall ship from Wellington to Newcastle then on to Sydney. In 2015 I spend a couple of months on the tall ship STS Young Endeavour, sailing her from Turkey thro
  12. Hi I'm very green in the sailing world and have just done a sailing course and very keen to get stuck in and get as much experience as possible, I'm based in gisborne so hoping to lend an extra hand to anyone in the area
  13. I've recently bought a Alan Wright Nova 28ft yacht. It is in Waikawa near Picton and I'm looking for an experienced skipper and possibly one more crew member to help me sail it up to Auckland. I've done quite a bit of sailing myself, but I'm not confident enough to make the tricky journey up to Auckland. Also looking for some advice when would be the best time to sail her up (ideally before Christmas) and the best route to take. Any tips much appreciated. A little bit about the yacht; Built in 76 the previous owner cruised and raced Arcturus II since 1982. She has an e
  14. I'm looking for one or two crew to help me sail my 42ft monohull to Port Vila, Efate Island, Vanuatu, from Whangarei, Northland, New Zealand. My wife, kids and I have sailed from the UK, over 18,000 miles. They are flying to Vanuatu so I need some extra hands for the approximately 8-10 day passage. What I ask would be a contribution to food costs and a good amount of positive energy to bring to the trip and some sailing experience. It should be fun leaving the cold and getting to the tropics! Cheers, James www.water-log.com
  15. Hi there, I'd love to take part at this years Gold Cup and Coastal Classic races. I have three years of racing experience on monohulls (summer and winter series with Richmond and Ponsonby), including two Gold Cups. I am usually on bowman duty, but also happy to jump in for trimming etc. Beside my racing experience I have 8 years cruising experience. If you are looking for crew please contact me on: d.vogt@auckland.ac.nz or 0223896436 Thanks Dominik
  16. Hi I'm new to the Crew website, I would like to learn how to sail and crew for someone from September 2016 onwards, right through summer. I am in Orakei, Auckland and I am available most weekends, and most weeknights. I'm a quick learner and fit, I am a beginner right now, so I need to learn the lot! Thanks Jojo
  17. I am looking for one or two committed members to join my crew for the RNZYS winter series. The dates are: May 7 and 21 June 18 July 2, 16, 30 Aug 13 and 27 Sep 10 Nomos is a 40ft Catalina yacht. Not a racing machine but a well equipped and fun boat to sail. We are a really social and international crew, get along really well, and go out to have fun and learn together. If interested please call 021 472 111. Looking forward to having you on board.
  18. Hi Guys If anyone out there is looking for crew for Sail Fiji, I'd be very keen to join a boat and would be more than happy doing the delivery back as well. I have posted on the Sail Fiji available crew page but figured I'd spread the word here too. I have over 9000 coastal, offshore and bluewater miles of racing and deliveries (including Fiji, Campbell Island and a good chunk of the NZ coast). I compete regularly with RPNYC around the cans, Cook Strait and offshore, including Central Triangle 2015. I have Advanced Sea Survival (2012), Coastal Marine Medic (2012) & Outdoor first ai
  19. Hey there, I'm Guilherme, a 29 years old easygoing brazilian guy who enjoys travelling, meeting new people and enjoy life in many different ways. After getting redundant on my previous job due to a crisis on the oil market in Brazil I've decided to leave everything behind and sell everything I had and give up my investments to accomplish my dream of travelling around the World, living and working on many different countries on the way without any return ticket. I'm currently living in Australia after I've travelled and lived in New Zealand, Papua New Guinea and Australia for the past 2 years
  20. Hello sailors, I recently bought a share in a 40ft Catalina, Nomos, and sailed her up from Wellington to Auckland. Now I need you to help me race her! Based in Westhaven Nomos is a cruiser-racer, well equipped and in good condition. She's not a racing machine, but she sails really well, is comfortable and with a good crew she can win. If you have some racing experience, want to race for fun and make new friends please join me! I am looking at racing on Saturdays from the RNZYS and would be open to mid-week racing. I will ask for a participation of $25 to a crew fund to keep he
  21. Crew position offered Sydney - Auckland departing 22Feb. Margarita is a well equipped and maintained 13m Farrier catamaran that we have sailed throughout South Pacific and Australia for the past five years. This year we return to NZ and we are looking for a further experienced person (or couple) to complete our normal complement of five. You will take your full share of watch keeping, meals and other onboard chores. Passage will be to Opua and is expected to take a week. No contribution to onboard costs or expenses is expected but must have an onward flight as/if required by Au
  22. Single crew member available January 28 through all of Feb. I am currently an Instructor at Outward Bound New Zealand - I have experience sailing cutters and an H28 and am looking to build on my knowledge. Have NZ boat masters, marine radio quals and PHEC. Am particularly keen for an open water journey but any trip offer within my available dates welcome. I'm an easygoing and enthusiastic guitar playing human. Willing to pitch in with cleaning/maintenance etc. Good cook, non-smoker. Contact me: kristieamadio @ hotmail.com (email preferred) or 0210 292 5971. I am oft
  23. Hi there, Keen as to crew on a boat from New Zealand to either Australia or beyond to Indonesia or thailand from April to June next year. I'm a 25 year old NZer working as an engineer but looking to disappear for a while next year. Have only a little sailing experience but very comfortable with the ocean and a hard worker. Willing to do a bit of training over the next few months if necessary. Appreciate any advice or leads on where to find someone heading those ways. Cheers! Luke
  24. Looking for additional crew for 42 yacht doing the passage from Tahiti through the Islands and onto Auckland NZ. Ideally have some ocean going experience with mechanical skill. Skipper is retired sea captain. Yacht is currently in Tahiti having recently made the passage from North America. Targeting departure in October but do have some flexibility. Direct line for Alex in Tahiti is +68-987308966 alternatively email on macdonald.ga@gmail.com
  25. Now looking for an experienced crew member to help skipper and owner bring a well equipped Sadler 32 from Port Vila to Opua/Auckland in early October. Sadler 32s have a reputation as strong seaworthy boats. Will be fun. Boat info attached. Owner pays for flights and negotiable remuneration based on days/miles. Cheers, Sean 021 646628
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