Skippers, please post any crew needs here including dates and skills needed and sailors please post your crew availability and previous experience…

  1. Peter Doyle

    Have just moved to Main Beach And looking to crew on a boat for Thursday Twilight”s and Saturday Inshore. 1o years experience on 40ft Hanse both main and headsail trimming, racing on Sydney Harbour Wednesday and Saturday. Fit 70 year old and keen to start racing in Southport. Contact 0418281868.
    Cheers Peter

  2. Celso A. Rodriguez Ruiz



    Spanish citizen 39 years old, fit, professional Master Mariner with experience in Offshore sailing races in Europe.
    Deep experience at sea, worked as Tug Captain, Salvage Master.
    To take part in Sydney Hobart race is one of my dreams, and this year I planned to travel to Australia in December.
    Pleased to hear advice and if interestedíguez-94616123
    Phone/whatsapp 00 34 629 7288 73

  3. daniela

    Hi all,
    We are moving to GC beginning of August and are looking for sailing experience, to start ASAP. Joerg is a 55 yr old male (Baltic sea and Bodensee sailing experience over 20 yrs ) and Daniela a 39 female (completed Day Skipper course (2016) with previous sailing experience in Scotland, Seychelles, South China Sea, Thailand and mainly DOSC/UAE), Any offers are greatly appreciated.
    Daniela and Joerg

  4. Carlee Foxe

    Hi all
    I have just moved back to the area and I’m looking for opportunities to start racing with a local boat.
    I am a 34 yr old female, who has been racing for the last 6 years in Newcastle and Sydney. I have been sailing in inshore and offshore races plus longer overnights including a delivery back from Hobart, I’m normally on strings or sail trim but I’m happy to do any job.
    Please get in touch if you would like any further details about my experience.
    Mobile – 0422213215

  5. Peter Haigh

    Fit 63 yr old looking to casually crew social or racing at Gold Coast. Available most days. Learned on Arafura Cadet (cat). Crewed on Wharram Tiki 38 Palm Is – Mackay and Mackay – Cairns and skippered Cairns – Magnetic Is – Cairns and bareboat Whitsundays. Ph 0410487601

  6. Sean Allardice

    Hi All, Fourlove needs crew for the new season. Please call me if you want to join a good fun boat. 0410616921

  7. Mark Chin-Quan

    Hi All
    Sorry, my contact number is 0412310515


  8. Mark Chin-Quan

    Hi All,

    My partner and I are looking to buy a 15 mt Cat. Would love any opportunities to sail, short or long term to any where. Would be happy to clean, cook (Very Good cook) general sailing and duties. We are retired, but very fit. We jog 6-7 k daily and do weight workouts.. We are not after race crewing, just general open sea.

    Look forward to any enquiries.

  9. Phillip Bell

    We are looking to recruit a couple of young sailors ( +18 years) to train for the Sydney 2 Gold Coast yacht race ( July) and Sydney Hobart yacht race ( December) . SHE will be doing her 20th S2H this year so it is a great opportunity for young sailors.

    Must have good sailing skills on smaller boats and be fit and keen to work on the foredeck of our Olson 40 ocean racer. Must be able to manage mal de mare. Must be prepared to do the SSSC training certificate before July 2017.

    Training will be provided via the SYC off shore series starting in May 2017.

    Please contact me via email to register your interest

  10. Nathan Caromel

    I’m a 25 yo from New Caledonia and I’ve sail there quite a bit. Happy to get on the water on any boats and for any tasks. I would like to build up my sailing experience. Available any days after 3pm and on the weekends. Feel free to contact me on 0424 411 619. Cheers!

    • Chris Larsen

      Hi Nathan,
      I have an Elliott 7 that is based in Hollywell and looking to recruit some crew to race in Inshore and Sports Boat races on Saturdays and the occasional regatta and Wednesday night races. First race coming up is the Crab Island classic on 5th & 6th August. Please contact me if you are interested.

      Cheers Chris

  11. Regular ride coming out of the water for major electronic work. @ RQYS
    Available for weekends only keel-boats please
    Have time off booked for Gladstone & return delivery

    Marine First Aid
    Maine Radio License
    Safety at Sea
    Registered Nurse

    Brisbane – Mooloolaba x 2
    Brisbane to Gladstone x 5
    Brisbane to Keppel x 1 ¼
    Gold Coast – Singapore – China (Clipper 11-12)
    Sydney to Hobart 2013

    Van Diemens Land Circumnavigation Cruise

    Hobart to Sydney delivery
    Hobart to Melbourne delivery
    Melbourne to Sydney delivery

  12. Bernadette Heron

    I have been sailing for some years now. Have just moved to the area and would love to get back onto the water again.
    I have Day Skipper Certificate and have completed the STCW95. I am only able to get on the water during the weekend, so if an opportunity was there for me to crew on your boat, then I would love to jump on board. Regards B

  13. Judy Creighton

    Hi all,
    I am looking for sailing experience, to start ASAP. I am a am a 53 yr old female. I have completed competency (2016) crew and Day Skipper course (2016); have had previous experience in sailing, Any offers are greatly appreciated.

    • Ruediger Stueck

      Hi Judy,
      I go to Fiji as soon as I have new sails. Boat is 80ft. tinny ketch.
      I need a second sailor on board, maybe you are interested to join me.
      please call me. Tel. 0467 405 312


    • Peter Buckley

      Hi Judy,
      I am in Coffs Harbour Marina on my way to Hamilton Island and my delivery crew had to head home. I am needing a crew to get me to Southport with the possibility of passages further north.
      Give me a call on 0428427786 if you are still looking to sail.

      The Yacht is an Amel Mango Ketch 53ft…..

  14. Vincent Revell

    I am looking for passage from Australia leaving sometime in early December, arriving in New Zealand before Christmas. I am eager to help out on board as crew and contribute to costs.
    I am a 28 year old New Zealand male, comfortable on boats and the water.

  15. Massimiliano

    Hi guys, just done S2GC race on Love and war, Hobart last year on Farr 40. Years of sailing experience pretty much around the world. I’m looking for a boat going north in the next days, possibly racing airlie, hammo and magnetic next months!!! Cheers max 0452447331

  16. Wayne Kirby

    Hi all,

    Looking for regular crew to sail on the 9.3m Etchell, ‘Grape Juice’. Based out of Holywell for Wednesday Twighlights and occasional Weekend races.

    Please contact me on 0418 950 250.

    • Qui Lu

      Hi Wayne,
      Are you still looking for crew?
      I am fit, 160cm and 70KG female looking more sailing experience.
      I completed leg 5 of Clipper 15-16 race. Happy to take any position to gain more experience.

      My mobile is 0403159788.

      Looking forward to hear from you.


  17. fit 60year old sailed most off life started with sabots ,12 ft skifs ,vjs etc larst sailed in offshore raceing in east coast 36 from batsman bay yacht club none drinker and smoker proberly a bit rusty have not sailed since moveing to murwillumbah would love to be acrew member and race thanks david benson contact m /0402763291

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