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Captain in United States


  • Start Date: 15th Oct 2019
  • Job ID #826587
  • Posted by: Representative

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Hands-on Captain who is looking for a challenge. Must have exceptional paper plotting skills and accurate at mathematical calculations.

Three-month position Vessel: 35m Trimaran Location: Eastern Tropical Pacific Itinerary: Operation Mamacocha. Searching for illegal shark finning vessels

Package: Salary TBA, return flights to vessel and medical insurance while on board. THE SALARY IS LOW. Requirements: 200T licence. Experience with sail boats or trimarans a plus. Experience with older vessels a plus. Must have exceptional reporting skills!

*********** PLEASE DO NOT APPLY UNLESS YOU FIND THE FOLLOWING TO YOUR LIKING *************** Sea Shepherd Conservation Society has a VEGAN FOOD POLICY on board all ships. The ships are crewed mostly with VOLUNTEERS who have not been to sea before. The salary is on the lower end of the pay scale, as we run solely on donations. SSCS is a non-profit organisation dedicated to the protection, defence and conservation of all marine wildlife. We currently have 9 vessels in total with 5 of which are run by SSCS. This is not a Research Vessel, however, does not fit the other categories.


  • Vessel Size35m (115ft)
  • Vessel TypeResearch Vessel
  • Charter/PrivatePrivate
  • Position TypeRotational
  • Current LocationUnited States, Maine
  • Cruising ItineraryNorth Pacific Ocean, Panama
  • Yacht Built1998
  • HomeportEcuador
  • Number of Crew8
  • Yachting Experience5+ years
  • Posted 23rd Aug 2019 by Representative

Language & Visas

  • English Fluent
  • Spanish Intermediate


  • Master/Skipper Qualifications (or Merchant, USCG & AMSA equivalent) MCA Master <200gt / OOW <500gt [Essential]
    RYA Yachtmaster Ocean [Essential]


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