• Posted By: Massachusetts Maritime Academy
  • Category: Deck: Unlicensed
  • Seasonality: Seasonal
  • Vessel(s): Ernestina-Morrissey
  • Homeport(s): New Bedford
  • Start Date: April 1, 2024
  • End Date: November 25, 2024
  • Application Deadline: May 1, 2024
  • Job Description:

    The Schooner Ernestina Morrissey is seeking 4 qualified applicants for the position of Deckhand for the 2023 summer sailing season.

    The Deckhands assist in the ship’s operations and training / education of the cadets.  The Schooner Ernestina Morrissey is owned by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and operated by the Massachusetts Maritime Academy as a USCG inspected Sailing School Vessel (Subchapter R) and a Small Passenger Vessel (Subchapter T) home ported in New Bedford, MA.  The vessel’s GRT is than 139 tons. Time aboard Ernestina-Morrissey will apply towards licenses greater than 100 ton.

  • Program & Itinerary:

    Sailing New England area.

  • Qualifications/Experience:

    Email resume, cover letter and three references to Captain Tiffany J. Krihwan at

    U.S. Citizen
    Current Passport
    Covid Vaccinated and boosted

  • Compensation: $2,000 montly
  • Benefits:

    This position pay $2,000 a month and plus room and board. Also, if crew sign up for next sailing season the Academy may consider helping with certifications.

    Send resumes to Captain Tiffany Krihwan at

  • Apply

  • Have the following ready to upload in pdf, png, or jpg format:
  • • Letter
  • • Resume
  • • References
  • • Cover Letter
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