Expedition Ship Volunteer Crew, Ensenada Mexico



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    Welcome aboard,

    My wife and I and our crew sailed our ship from our home port of Vancouver, Canada to Mexico.
    The ship is anchored in the Ensenada bay lagoon and we are living aboard our ship. This is our home away from home and we are taking each day as it comes.
    We invite you to join us in this unique experience of living and working aboard a ship.

    This is a private Expedition Style Vessel looking for Volunteer travelers /crew, Men and Women - couples welcome- to join us living and working aboard our ship in Ensenada, Baja California Mexico.

    Basic expectations,
    Volunteer Women and men must be wanting to help maintain and crew a 188' Classic ship. This is perfect for people that love ships and lifestyle of living on our boat. Must enjoy being hands on doing things. This is a beautiful classic ship that always needs tender loving care and maintenance so everyones help and participation is needed and appreciated.

    This winter and next spring we will be based in Ensenada, Baja California, Mexico, Come and share your talent and your stories with us.

    This is a open door invite so come and go as you please.
    Ensenada is a traditional Mexican town with lots of local flavor and yet it has all the modern conveniences.
    The area around Ensenada has a lot of opportunities to explore and enjoy on your time off the ship.
    This is perfect for flexible easy going men and women of all ages.

    NOTICE to all of you sea and ship enthusiasts - Please be advised that International maritime Law prohibits disposal of oil and trash into the sea. Let's keep our Oceans clean. Thank you.

  • Type of help

    Type of help

    General Maintenance
    Cooking / shopping
    Help with Computers / internet

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    The town of Ensenada and Baja California are bursting with Mexican culture and traditions. Please research on the internet for cultural points of interest that may appeal to you. Mexico is culturally vibrant place to explore so lets enjoy it together. This is a wine country region and there are many local points of interest like La Bufadora etc.
    The Sea life in these waters is amazing. It is like we are living in a National geographic sanctuary.

  • Help


    Volunteers for this unique experience can come from any walk of life or occupation or be from any age group.
    Each Volunteer will be assigned tasks based on their ability and skill level.

    Interior jobs may consist kitchen help / cooking, housekeeping - keeping interior in clean and tidy condition, keeping life saving equipment clean and in good working order, polishing brass, decorating rooms etc.

    Deck Volunteers would ensure that the deck and hull are clean, touch up paint, maintaining and oil the deck equipment,

    Engine room Volunteers will work with engineer maintaining and lubricating the engines and pumps.
    Everyone will be assigned to tasks based on their ability and willingness to learn.

  • Languages spoken

    Languages spoken


  • Accommodation


    The Voluteer's accommodations come in spacious singe bed or two bed configurations.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    The focus is on the life aboard the ship and touring the area. There is plenty of activities on shore to partake on in your time off. You can start exploring Ensenada which is rich with traditional sights and sounds. Near by there are vine yards and cheese farms to visit mountains to climb, and good surfing to be had.

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    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

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    Hours expected

    Maximum 4-5 hours a day, 5 days a week

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