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Project World Circumnavigation
Sail around the World!

We want to make the Eye of the Wind circumnavigate the globe. Come aboard for this unique event! Please visit the project website and send us you suggestions.

Your Eye of the Wind Team


Meet our staff!

, experience and expertise distinguish our international crew. For the captain and his crew, the safety and wellbeing of our guests always come first.
The people aboard the Eye of the Wind and their functions in the ship's company - have a look at their portraits.


 IGP5884Join the crew!

We are permanently looking out for friendly and seaworthy staff to be added to our on-board crew. At irregular intervals we hire new staff members for all available positions. If you are interested in joining the international and well-rehearsed team of the Eye of the Wind, please contact us any time. Just send us an informal letter of application and tell us about your sailing experience, your professional qualification, and what position or job you are interested in. As a general rule, the participation in one of our so-called training-trips is required in order to work aboard the Eye of the Wind. After receiving your application we will send you further information and also forward your inquiry to the permanent crew on board. If you wish to send us your CV or any other documents, please use PDF or DOCX files only.



First Mate (m / f) / Nautical Officer (m / f) from the 04th of August 2017 onwards

Your responsibilities include the navigation and safety on board, as well as the care of guests, the disposition of material and staff, and the preparation and active participation during dockyard periods. You will work in an on/off system of approximately 3 months each.


You are holder of a chief officer’s certificate of worldwide validity. An extensive, long-time experience aboard sailing ships is required; practical work experience with square rigged vessels is especially preferable. You act independently, responsibly, and you will meet our up to twelve guests and fellow sailors in a service-oriented way and in a friendly tone.

Additionally, you have good organizational skills and you meet the necessary physical requirements in order to work in the rigging at a height of up to 25 meters (82 ft.) above sea-level.

A very good knowledge of the English language is required to communicate with the staff, authorities, and guests.

We highly appreciate your willingness to work in a trial period of about one week in order to get to know your workplace aboard and the other staff members better.

Have we piqued your interest? We look forward to receiving your application with CV and certificates at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .




Vielen Dank für Ihr Interesse an der Eye of the Wind.

Bleiben Sie mit uns in Verbindung – mit unserem kostenlosen „Logbuch“ informieren wir Sie in ca. fünf Ausgaben pro Jahr über attraktive Reiseziele, tolle Angebote, Gewinnspiele und interessante Neuigkeiten rund um das Schiff und unsere Crew.

Ihr Eye of the Wind Team