Help in maintaining a Catamaran and enjoy the waters in Panama



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    I am a sailor living off-grid and traveling around the world. At the same time, I am creating a sailing school where I will teach guests how to sail and live off-grid. At the moment I'm preparing the boat for the sailing school by making repairs and upgrades.
    Also, sometimes I do charters to pay the bills. I am on workaway to find different types of help like:
    -Specialized help (now fiberglass and gel coat, other times charter chef, video editor, electrical engineer)
    -[not requested currently] general boat work (list in the help requested section)
    -crew for ocean crossings (spring 2022 Pacific ocean crossing,. It will take about a month to get to french polynesia, prefer crew that can speak french)

    As you help me you will practice/learn about; off-grid living, sailing, and caribbean water sports (apnea/freediving, kayaking, paddle boarding, etc).

    The boat I have has 4 cabins and can sleep 8 people. It was built for making charters. Sometimes I invite crew to sail with me because it can be nice to have help.

    Currently the boat will stay in or close to Panamà so i can make some repairs and upgrades and create the school.

    At the moment I want to find someone who can make bench seats on top of the roof. I will provide all the materials and tools. I just need someone with skill and knowledge to choose the best materials and experience making something like this. Please tell me about your experience when you message me. In exchange you will get room and board in a beautiful location in the Caribbean (google Portobello, Isla grande, San Blas).

    Also, I will apologize in advance if I am slow or bad at responding to messages...and I get a LOT of messages. We are out of cellphone service range a lot of the time, and I'm a sailor, not a recruiter.
    Thanks 🙏🏽 Steven

  • Types d'aide et opportunités d'apprendre

    Types d'aide et opportunités d'apprendre

    Pratique d’une langue
    Cuisine/repas pour la famille
    Aide à la maison
    Accueil / tourisme
    Entretien général

  • Echange culturel et opportunités d'apprendre

    Echange culturel et opportunités d'apprendre

    You will practice/learn about; off-grid living, sailing, and caribbean water sports (apnea/freediving, kayaking, paddle boarding, etc).

  • Aide


    Normally we share responsibilities for cooking and cleaning. It is important you already know how to cook, because we are usually not near restaurants. You should plan for 3 hours of help each day, and most of the time it will be less but some days it will be more.
    Here's a current list of crew jobs.
    - help with sail repairs
    - repair gel coat cracks
    - make cushions
    - wash and disinfect all bedding and cushions.
    - wash and disinfect all 4 bathrooms
    - find water leak
    - cooking
    - reseal/caulk showers
    - sell some boat stuff
    - scrub hull
    - vinyl restoration & wax
    - stainless steel restoration
    - deck wash and wax
    - vinyl ceiling clean and protect against mold
    - clean bilges
    - clean all water pumps & filters
    - remove/chemical-sand rust spots

  • Langues

    Langues parlées
    Anglais: Courant
    Espagnol: Intermédiaire

    Cet hôte propose un échange linguistique
    I'm learning Spanish.

  • Hébergement


    You will have your own private cabin with a queen size bed and a private bathroom.

  • Autres infos...

    Autres infos...

    In your free time you can use the boat equipment including: kayak, paddleboard, snorkeling gear, or fishing equipment. You can take the kayak to the islands or mainland.
    The boat does not have wifi, so you will need to get a sim card and mobile service, it costs about $3 per week.

  • Informations complémentaires

    Informations complémentaires

    • Accès Internet

    • Accès Internet limité

      Accès Internet limité

    • Nous avons des animaux

    • Nous sommes fumeurs

    • Familles bienvenues

  • Possibilité d’accueillir les digital nomads

    Possibilité d’accueillir les digital nomads

    I have no wifi. You will need your own sim card and service. But you will be able to stay on a boat in the Caribbean.

  • Combien de volontaires pouvez-vous accueillir ?

    Combien de volontaires pouvez-vous accueillir ?


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    Nombre d'heures attendues

    Typically 1-3 hours a day, 5 days a week

N° de référence hôte : 216722379391