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Unique opportunity to help with a boat building project in Rio Dulce, Guatemala

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  • Last activity: 13 Jun 2024

Availability

  2024 

 Min stay requested: at least a week

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  • Description

    Description

    I am a boatbuilder, housebuilder, and sailboat delivery captain. I need help with building a house, maintaining several boats, and crew for deliveries.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    DIY and building projects
    General Maintenance
  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Learn how to sail on my two 40 foot sailboats. I have 3 kayaks, one is a double, two rowboats. There are no roads here, everything is done in boats There are opportunities to interact with my Guatemalan neighbors

  • Help

    Help

    I need help with cleaning, painting, varnishing, carpentry, canvas work; boat and house maintenance.

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent
    Spanish: Intermediate

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    I have a house that I am just finishing building. Kitchen has a propane stove, a 12 volt refrigerator, (the house is off the grid, electricity is by solar panels and batteries. running water; bathroom with toilet, sink and shower. double bed, insect screens . I pay for basic food

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Internet is available through TIGO on your cell phone, I have wifi at my main house that can be used. Time off: explore Cayo Quemado and the Rio Dulce canyon by launch, kayaks, rowboat. Several local restaurants/ bars, accessible only by boat. There are no roads down here. Resort with ziplines is 20 minutes away by boat. There are small little tiendas with basic food. Larger stores are in Rio Dulce, 12 miles upriver( 1 hour) or 7 miles downriver in Livingston.

  • 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

  • Can host digital nomads

    Can host digital nomads

    This host has indicated that they love having digital nomads stay.

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    Two

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    Hours expected

    5 hours/day, 5 days/week maximum

Host ref number: 785771314226

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