Stay and help on our classic ship in the Canary Islands, Spain



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    I'm Fred and I own a beautiful, traditional wooden 82ft sailing ship. For 2020, We are staying in the south of Tenerife (Canary Islands) and looking for crew to help out with cleaning and maintenance. Please read the requirements before contacting me.

    About me: The canvas can do miracles… Christopher Cross sang about this in his song ‘Sailing’. And it is so true for me. While sailing I feel at peace with who and where I am. I flew helicopters, jumped out of airplanes, did meditation, Reiki and yoga, had several businesses, participated in seminars by some of the greatest minds of our times, followed the trails of ancient pilgrims, slept in monasteries and even spent nights alone in the Black Forrest. But nowhere do I get closer to my core as on the sea, surrounded by nothing but water. My hobbies are sailing, music, movies and cooking. I invite you to join me. See you on board!

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    General Maintenance
    Help around the house

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Living on board a wooden ship is a unique experience. You'll learn new skills and meet wonderful people. It's a memory for a lifetime.

  • Help


    I am looking for volunteers for cleaning, some cooking, shopping, dishes and maintaining (sanding and painting) the boat. If you have no skills yet, I am happy to teach you.

    Social, open & friendly persons, 25 years or older with a driving license.
    Only solo Workawayers. No couples or duo's as this affects the energy on board.
    3 weeks of commitment.
    At least conversation level English. If you speak Spanish, that is a plus.
    No vegans and special diets like gluten/lactose/nut free.

  • Languages spoken

    German: Fluent
    English: Fluent
    Dutch: Fluent
    Spanish: Intermediate

  • Accommodation


    On board, there is a dedicated sleeping area for crew in the front of the ship. This Crew cabin consists of 2 x 2 bunk beds separated with curtains and with private bathroom (incl. toilet and shower), shared with other volunteers (same gender on each side). There are also showers and toilets on the shore nearby. Breakfast, lunch and dinner are free for volunteers. I can accommodate pescetarians and vegetarians, but unfortunately not vegans or people on a gluten/lactose/nut free diet.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    There is enough to do and see in Tenerife. The airport Tenerife South is close.

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    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?


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    Hours expected

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

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