Crew on a sailingboat in Norway

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  • Description

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    In the same boat

    The 64 foot (20 m) sailing yacht will sail along the Norwegian coast to live of the sea, to do reasearch about microplastic in the ocean and clean beahes/coast for plastic-rubbish. In spare-time we do moutain-hiking, seakayak, freediving/spearfishing etc.

    With simple equipment for freediving we will catch fish, shellfish and more, supplemented by food and resources from the land. This will be basicly idealistic work for the environment, but we will try to get supporters (company/goverments etc.) that can make this a long term project over years to come. As long as we dont earn any money on this project or get suppert, then we also like dumbster-diving.

    As crew on the boat, you will help to sail and steer the ship. You will help cooking, take part in fishing and gathering, help out with cleaning and general maintenance of the boat. That is not work, but when you pick up plastic from the coast you do a good job for the environment and yourselves.

    Minimum stay onboard is four weeks, so the crew get time to be useful on the ship. Because of the groupdynamic, we dont take couples/pairs/friends. Max age 28 year.


    We start to sail 1. february 2018, and finish 1.of october same year.

  • Type of help

    Type of help

    Cooking / shopping
    General Maintenance
    Help with Eco project
    Help in the house
    Helping with Tourists
    Language practice
    Other
    Help with Computers / internet
    Teaching

  • Help

    Help

    Be a crew-member of the ship, sailing, CLEANING, pick plasticgarbage from the coast, join in outdoor-activitys, spearfishing etc. Learn how to live directly connected to the nature, and find inspiration to take care of our planet in the years to come. We wish to accommodate up to three exchange students, and both boys and girls are welcome. We wants students for minimum four weeks to stay, but several months would be better.

  • Languages spoken

    Languages spoken

    english,norvegian

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    Singel or double cabins.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    You can read a book, take a walkabout, jump in the sea, play a instrument etc.

  • A little more information

    A little more information

    • Internet access

    • Limited internet access

      Limited internet access

    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    More than two

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    They can learn that we are all in the same boat.

  • ...

    Hours expected

    max 15

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