WELCOME ABOARD The SaltyJobs ethos is to inspire work in the marine industry, and a way we do this is by sharing industry knowledge with you. These articles are a way for us to inspire your dreams to work in and around this industry, and we share tips & tricks to help you get into
23-26 April 2018
South West Maritime Academy is running an MCA Efficient Deck Hand course in April 2018. Including seamanship skills, rope work, rigging and the Code of Safe Working practices. Essential for MCA Officer of the Watch (Yacht 3000gt) CoC.
£550 £495 per person
with SaltyJobs Crew Membership 10% Discount.
Boat Building: Not Just A Dream Have you ever dreamed about becoming a boat builder? We understand. It oozes nostalgia, even if you have no nostalgic connection to it. It is easily romanticised, even if you see nothing romantic about caulking metres of seams a day. And your colleagues will be the best you’ve ever worked with, even if
SaltyJobs & South West Maritime Academy Partnership We recently announced a partnership between SaltyJobs and the South West Maritime Academy. It’s been pretty exciting to work with the guys there to come up with some great ideas for partnerships between us. Aiming To Inspire Both of our organisations share the same aim: to help more people
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
Work on a Tall Ship The idea of working onboard a tall ship, with square-rigged sails and a crew full of traditional boat sailors, can be very tempting. There are always ongoing opportunities to volunteer and work aboard tall ships all over the world, with a variety of itineraries and owners. Some ships will have
Paid & unpaid sailing work We recently posted a blog post about our latest success story. A Tall Ship came to us needing last-minute delivery crew, so we helped them find a passionate and experienced sailor available at just the right time. Posting sailing work opportunities and matching jobs with strong candidates is exactly what
As we come to the beginning of this year’s sailing season, vessels around the country are ending their refit periods and looking forward to enjoying their freshly painted boats for another year. Have you ever helped refit a boat? It’s a fantastic process to get involved with – every year, boats are de-rigged and ‘put-to-bed’
Good with your hands? Becoming a marine engineer is a popular career path for technically-minded people with a passion for boats and the sea. There are many different types of marine engineering roles available, both at sea and ashore, and there are lots of routes you can take if you want to become qualified. Working