Want to get involved? There are a number of different ways you can help.


Volunteer as crew

We are always looking for voluntary crew members, to help with our range of trips:

  • School trips
  • Longer trips abroad, to Norway, Faroe etc.
  • Evening trips
  • Weekend trips

Previous experience is not essential, as training can be provided.

Volunteers will learn navigation skills, and will have opportunity to work with the sails, and steer the ship. Volunteers will also learn practical skills as they help out with cooking and the general running of the boat.

A disclosure check will be required if young people are onboard.

Volunteer for maintenance

Every year the swan requires maintenance, to ensure the upkeep of the vessel. Jobs include:

  • Varnishing
  • Painting
  • Splicing
  • Rigging

Register your interest

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