Escape to the Atlantic Ocean! Join the Crew of the First TransAtlantic Swim!
Positions: Second Mate (Paid), General Crew (Voluntary)
Location: New York, USA to Brest, France
Salary: £1000 per month (for second mate) + training + accommodation + food + flights
About the Role:
The Global Triathlon are seeking an experienced, competent, self motivated sailors to crew the support boat for the first TransAtlantic swim. The ideal applicant would have had experience living on yachts at sea and is happy to turn their hand to every aspect of the ships sailing and up keep as required.
The swim leg of the Global Triathlon is expected to take between four and six months from April to between August and October. Dan will be swimming for up to 8hours a day and then we will marking his position using GPS and returning there the next day. The main roles of the second mate will be sailing Ice Maiden (a 50ft research yacht) in shifts and general maintenance of the yacht with the captain and first mate. The main role of the General Crew will be piloting the Zodiac RIB alongside the swimmer and preparing/cooking meals. The yacht is fully fitted with communications, internet and entertainment systems.
This job would ideally suit someone looking to hone their sailing skills whilst also enjoying time to focus on any personal interests. The yacht is fully fitted with communications, internet and entertainment systems.
This a rare opportunity to be part of a truly groundbreaking expedition.
About the Expedition:
This will be Dan Martin’s third large scale expedition to date. Previously Dan has climbed mountains, crossed deserts and jungles, cycled over 34,000miles round boths coasts of Africa, across the Tibetan Plateau and through the Axis of Evil by bike. In training for this expedtion Dan has completed swims all over the world including training in The English Channel, the Arctic Ocean, the Pacific and Loch Ness.
The Global Triathlon is a triathlon of epic proportions. The first leg is a 3600mile swim across the Atlantic from New York, USA to Brest, France. From the beach in France Dan will then cycle 9000miles through Eurasia to Bering Straits and then run 5500miles from Alaska to New York completing a man powered loop of the globe with the New York Marathon in November 2013!
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