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Captain of The Lady Nelson

  • Location: Hobart TAS
  • Commitment: Regular - more than 6 months
  • Category: Museums & Heritage
  • Time Required

    Sailing – weekends, some weekdays and various overnight multi day trips.

  • Suitable for
    • Skilled Volunteers
  • Type of work
    • Driving & Transportation
  • Training


  • Requirements
    • Working with Children Check *

    Ability to hold a Working with Vulnerable People ticket and First Aid certificate.
    Elements of Shipboard Safety certificate
    Annual Membership fee $50 (concessions available)

    Please Note: As each organisation provides different levels/types of insurance, volunteers are reminded to check with the organisation as to the level of coverage for volunteers due to various restrictions to ensure they are covered for the roles they will be undertaking.

    * May be arranged via the Organisation. Details to be provided on expression of interest.

TSTA (Tasmanian State Training Association) is 100% volunteer run not for profit organisation and as such, all positions are as unpaid volunteers.

This position requires a current Master V or higher marine ticket. If you have a ticket but have not operated a sailing vessel before, we will train you.

Suitable for a marine retiree keen to sail on something a little different or any Masters keen to sail a square rigger and contribute to a fantastic not for profit organisation.

Potential Masters will be required to undertake a brief conversion course to familiarise themselves with the operational characteristics of the Lady Nelson. You will be managing a diverse group of volunteers to crew the vessel.

Contact the Lady Nelson office and one of our Masters will give you more information.

You can not apply for this role as it is no longer available.