Our introduction to crewing opportunities
Below are a few suggestions to help you get started: It is by no means definitive, but should give you an idea of how to begin.
See The RYA Directory for details of Sailing Clubs in your area.
Sail Training Organisations:
We featured the Tall Ships Youth Trust and the Ocean Youth Trust in the article, but there are many more all around the UK’s coast. The Association of Sea Training Organisations has comprehensive list of affiliated organisations in the UK on its website.
There are many delivery companies, ranging from one man operations to large agencies. Keep an eye on the back pages of YM for ads, or visit the YBW.com Marine Directory , which has a more comprehensive list of agencies. Here is a brief list of some of the best-known.
Reliance Yacht Management
Professional Yacht Deliveries
Great Circle Yacht Deliveries
Direct Yacht Deliveries
Front Row Yacht Deliveries
Some Crew Registers:
YM’s Scuttlebutt forum
The social networking phenomenon Facebook is a growing trend, and there are groups where you can post messages and find out about crewing opportunities.
Event websites and sailing club sites often have their own crew registers.
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