Ocean life, aboard a 50' sailing catamaran - Los Roques, Bonaire, Curacao, Columbia, Panama and then the Pacific


Bonaire, Sint Eustatius and Saba

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    Note:. Boat is on the hard and not seeking workawayers for next several months.

    This experience is aboard a sailing catamaran. We are slowly working our way around the entire world. We are currently in the Caribbean with a loose plan to spend time in Los Roques, Bonaire, Curacao, Columbia, Panama and then cross the pacific. Our itinerary is not set in stone.

    About the sail boat: a Voyage 500 50' sloop rigged sailing Catamaran. She has 4.5 Cabins, 5 heads a spacious salon and galley with 4 burner stove, oven, 3 fridge/freezers, a recently added microwave, toaster and blender. We have a water-maker to turn saltwater into fresh water. 6kw Generator and 1600 watt solar array.

    Toys on board: scuba compressor, 8 tanks, multiple sets of scuba and snorkel gear, 2 Sup boards, 2 dinghys, lion fish hunting gear, fishing supplies and a drone.

    Safety equipment: offshore medical and medicine supplies, Epirb (world wide emergency locator), plb, AIS, Radar, VHF radio, 10person offshore life raft, flares, plugs, spares, tools, sat phone, Delorme Inreach, satellite weather and wind subscriptions.

    About me:

    Captain Bryan: After spending too much time in the corporate suit and tie world I was able to escape and in April of 2017 began sailing full time. I'm an avid sailor, scuba diver, adventurer.

    Also on board full time is Johnny - A cliff Jumper, scuba instructor, musician and all around adrenaline junky.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Language practice
    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    Help around the house
    General Maintenance
    Help with Computers/ Internet

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    You will have the opportunity to learn sailing and scuba diving, to see amazing places both above and below the sea, to meet locals on islands big and small, depending on location the opportunity to participate in marine research and to experience what ocean life is all about.

  • Help


    We are looking for help with, sailing, cleaning, cooking, boat maintenance, photography, videography , website design and blog maintenance. Typically maintenance, cooking, cleaning work is a few hours a day dependent on what else is going on. You must be clean, able to swim, comfortable living in tight quarters, willing to work and comfortable on the ocean. Sailing skills are not required.

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent

  • Accommodation


    We live and sail on a 50' Voyage 500 Catamaran. The boat has 4.5 cabins and 5 heads. A spacious salon and galley with 4 burner stove and oven, 3 fridge/freezers a water-maker (turns salt water into fresh water) scuba gear, compressor, 8 tanks, 2 dinghys, 2 SUPs and additional water toys. Depending on the amount of people on board a private cabin can not be guaranteed. Although big for a boat this is a confined living environment, you must be able to get along well with people when living in tight quarters. We spend most of our time anchored often in remote parts of islands. Access to internet is varied depending on location.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    We are constantly on the move. We don't stick to a firm itinary. Also we are occasionally out of range of cell/internet and often busy so responses may be slow depending.

  • A little more information

    A little more information

    • Internet access

    • Limited internet access

      Limited internet access

    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

    • Can host families

  • 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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