Introducing Tall Ship Kaskelot Kaskelot was originally a traditional Baltic Trader, launched in 1948 by J. Ring-Andersen, one of the world’s most reputable shipyards. She was built for the Royal Greenland Trading Company at the Svendborg shipyard in Denmark. During the 1960s Kaskelot worked as a support vessel for fisheries in the Faroe Islands. In 1981 she
Salty Weekend Happened Salty Weekend has been on the horizon since 2017. It finally happened in February 2018, and it was amazing: It ran from Friday to Sunday 16-18th February 2018 Hosted onboard Excelsior in Lowestoft, UK There were six places, at £200 per person Included accommodation, breakfast, lunch & supper onboard Talks and workshops from
We Made It Happen We did it! How cool is this… Back in December 2017, we were contacted by Magali who was keen to get hold of a SaltyJobs t-shirt. The only catch was that Magali was in Antigua, working on yachts, and didn’t want to ship her t-shirt by air. Magali basically set us
Setting Up SaltyJobs As we come to the end of the 2017 season, we’re starting to look back over the past year. It’s time to reflect on our adventures, successes, and what we have learned. SaltyJobs only went live in Spring 2017, so we’re still in our first year of trading, and it has been
SaltyJobs Success Story – Tall Ship Engineer Success! SaltyJobs has made another match between a fantastic tall ship engineer opportunity and passionate seafarer. During the Southampton Boat Show, we met hundreds of potential employers and jobseekers. We talked about ways into the marine industry, chatted with lots of you who are already qualified, and had
Exciting New Partnership We are very excited to announce a new partnership between SaltyJobs and the South West Maritime Academy. Based at a quarry in Gloucestershire, we went to meet owner Johnathan Davies and his colleague Nick. They gave us a fantastic tour of their facilities and we talked a lot about working in the
The Opportunity Tall ship Lady of Avenel recently contacted us, needing to find delivery crew for a trip at short notice. They’d posted a role with us before, and wanted to know if we could help again. The Lady of Avenel had been in Gloucester Docks for the Tall Ships Festival running across the May bank holiday.