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.

Join 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.



Machinist (m/f) or Ship Mechanic (m/f)


Your responsibilities include the operation, maintenance and repair of all technical systems on board as the engine, drive system, generator, electrics, pumps, piping systems as well as waste management and support of “deckhand” activities when needed.


You have completed vocational training as a marine or agricultural mechanic / or in a comparable education and ideally a qualification as a "deckhand" (sailor) with the required certificates. Practical experience on square rigged vessels would be preferable.

We offer you the opportunity to acquire the deckhand qualifications subsequently. We will inform you about the necessary conditions for this, if required.

You will work in an on/off system of approximately 3 months each. You will meet our up to twelve guests and fellow sailors in a service-oriented way and in a friendly tone. Our permanent crew of approximately eight people is an international team, the board languages are English and German.

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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