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Sailing the Lady Nelson - crew - boat - adventure - sail

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

    You volunteer when you can. Some of our volunteer crew a lot of the time some we see once a month or so.

  • Suitable for
    • Younger volunteers, aged 14-18
    • Groups of 10 or more
    • Skilled Volunteers
  • Type of work
    • Tour Guides, Information & Heritage
  • Training

    We provide

  • Reimbursement

    For certain certificates

  • Requirements
    • Working with Children Check *

    If you want to sail on school trips you need to obtain a working with children check. We fund this.

    An annual membership fee is required to cover insurance, The full amount being $50 per year and concession is 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.

This includes Steering Operation of the sails Lookout and seamanship.

You do not learn these thing straight away. The first training is an induction day where we train you to safely work on the ship.

Then you volunteer to sail working your way through a skills book. You start off as a Trainee, then move up the ranks for Deckhand Senior Deckhand Bosun

Our current 5 Captains have all worked their way up to Bosun and then had assisted study to get their Captains ticket.

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