Shipmates

Shipmates

Do you have what it takes?

Join the mission and become a Shipmate on the AVONTUUR.

Thank you for your interest in sailing with our community AVONTUUR.  We appreciate your desire to not only learn more about exploring the vastness of our planets precious Oceans but actively sailing cargo to preserve them.

Our communal mission is to create a sustainable shipping culture while fostering the revitalization of traditional merchant seafaring. By joining a voyage aboard the AVONTUUR, you will be challenged by varying weather patterns and bonded by the camaraderie of your fellow shipmates working together to take direct action on global warming.

We look forward to welcoming you onboard!

Next Confirmed Sailing Cargo Voyages

FAQ Shipmates

Here’s the list of questions we’ve been asked most by our shipmates

We accept bank transfers and paypal.

Thank you to the hard work of some incredibly talented volunteers, we have a spacious 10 person quarter with a fresh water shower (no hot water) and separate bathroom.

No you don’t. We have a professional and fully certified crew that will teach you everything you need to know along your voyage.

Depending on your length of stay, you will learn but are not limited to learning:

  • Basic safety and maintenance
  • Sail handling
  • Steering
  • Watchkeeping
  • Charting
  • Rigging
  • Traditional Cargo loading/unloading techniques
  • Celestial navigational

Our maximum capacity is 16 people onboard consisting of 6 professional crew members and 10 sailing mates.

Nature rules all. We will update you if there are any chances to your scheduled voyage. We strongly recommend booking your travel arrangements closer to your date of embarkation.

Nature rules all. We will update you if there are any chances to your scheduled voyage. We strongly recommend booking your travel arrangements closer to your date of embarkation.

We will make every effort to cater to your dietary requirement and/or address any allergy concerns you may have. Please ensure you notify us at the time of your booking and we will inform the crew.

Yes, it is your responsibility to ensure you have the required travel visa(s), vaccinations and your passport is current. The Captain requires these documents at your point of embarkation.

Experiences of our shipmates