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Learn navigation and seamanship while enjoying life on a boat based in Cairns, Australia

  • Australia
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  • Last activity: 1 Oct 2023



 Min stay requested: at least 3 weeks



  • Description


    My Name is Kevin and i am looking for help on my prawn trawler. We are now in its home base ofCairns. Being able to work within an enclosed structure as a team is vital. Experience isn't necessary but a love for the ocean and an outgoing attitude is essential.

    There is potential for high earnings here as nobody works on my boat without getting paid for their labour. I would like to offer this unique experience to 1
    crew member so if you are up for the challenge, please don't hesitate to get in touch and i will provide all necessary information.

    So a bit about myself, i am a relaxed, easy going guy with plenty of banter. I love to surf and enjoy the beautiful outdoors. I love to have a laugh and live as freely as possible,

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    General Maintenance
  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    I believe crew will benefit from this unique opportunity with so much to learn not only just of my vessel but of the great ocean and its inhabitants. we will be taking 5-6 day trips at a time, stopping at ports from Yeppoon to Cairn so there will be plenty of beauty to behold.

  • Host offers payment in line with the minimum wage

    Host offers payment in line with the minimum wage

    This host offers accommodation and payment.

    Host has indicated that they will pay at least the minimum hourly wage of their country for each hour worked and that accommodation will also be provided. They are asking for help with a business or business activity. Contact the host directly via the site messenger for more information and details about the wage provided. Any arrangements should be agreed in advance with your host.

  • Help


    I am looking for an enthusiastic crew to help with the catching and processing of seafood. Learning a bit of navigation and seamanship.

    The ideal crew member would have a great attitude towards consistent work and respect for the ocean. They would patient and eager to learn and always keen for a laugh.

  • Languages spoken

    English: Beginner

  • Accommodation


    Boat house, room for 2.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Beautiful sights, big vast ocean views, fresh seafood, potential for high earnings.

  • 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?


  • ...

    Hours expected

    when at sea we trawl of a night 7 days daytime after basic duties time is yhours

Host ref number: 849321892482

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