Dear Mr S Butt
Please could you put this out on your networks for
Opportunity to join OceansWatch Yacht!
formed Trust connecting sailors and divers with marine conservation and
humanitarian projects, needs crew for two yachts this coming season in the
The yachts will be heading out from New
Zealand into the Pacific during May to undertake a variety of marine
conservation projects and humanitarian aid work in Tonga, Vanuatu and Papua New
Guinea. Magic Roundabout,
a Sweden 34, will leave at the
beginning of May for Vanuatu where the team will be assisting the Fisheries Dept
with various projects, as well as conducting Reef Check surveys.
Vanuatu Magic Roundabout will head for Papua New Guinea where the crew will be
working with the PNG Institute for Sustainable Marine Resources on marine
conservation issues and also helping the people of Karkar Island. Skipper is
OceansWatch founder Chris Bone.
a 12m cutter owned
by OceansWatch Trustee, Lily Kozmian-Leward, will sail from New Zealand towards
the end of May to the Kingdom of Tonga where she will be working with the local
Fisheries Dept as well as undertaking Reef Check surveys and working on whale
identification. Lily is an experienced Marine Biologist who originally
sailed from England in 2005 conducting coral reef conservation and monitoring
surveys en route. She is looking for crew members, who can sail and dive,
to join Amadis
for a minimum of a month.
OceansWatch needs –
· An experienced skipper from
June until August 10th
– as a replacement for Chris
Bone. They need to have reasonable diving experience, an interest in the
environment and be sympathetic to the ideals of
· A crew member with a
Marine Biology degree who is an experienced diver, preferably with Reef Check
accreditation, (Reef Check trainer would be even better) from Aug 1st
to the end of season in November. This opportunity may suit an intern
looking to gain experience working with an NGO in the Pacific
· A crew member from about
July 1 to end of season - November. Must be a Divemaster to take
responsibility for all marine survey diving, prefer Reef Check accredited, but
we can train if necessary.
These opportunities are
All positions are self funding, I.E. a contribution of
NZ$250pw to cover food and boat running costs.
Please reply with a
comprehensive C.V. outlining your experience to:
+64 9 434
+64 276 212 214
+64 273 408 618
21 023 371
Incorporated NZ Charitable Trust 2077781
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