Job Postings


Maine Windjammer Cruises is interviewing for the following positions. 

Captain, Deckhand, Cook, Shore Support, Office Assistant

Schooner Grace Bailey 123' ~ Schooner Mercantile 115' ~Schooner Mistress 60'

Sail the Maine Coast with us. We offer traditional sailing adventures aboard our fleet of two masted schooners based in Camden, Maine. Trips vary in length from three to six days and carry up to 29 passengers per vessel. In operation since 1936, MWC has given hundreds of sailors the opportunity hone their skills while navigating in one of the most beautiful and challenging areas in the world. All positions require a commitment to the safety  and comfort of our guests. 

Season - April 1 through end of October 

Apply for any of the following at You will find the link to our Job Application at the bottom of the page.  If you don't find the job you are applying for listed under Job Preferences, type the position title in the comments section of the application.  


CALL FOR CAPTAINS   Put your maritime expertise and love of sailing to work on Maine Windjammer Cruises National Landmark schooners.  Sailing adventures for up to 29 passengers from Camden, Maine. Trips vary in length from three to six days. The successful candidates will possess traditional sailing experience, required USCG credentials and a commitment to the safety and comfort of our guests.  Equity Partnership Considered

DECKHANDS - Traditional sailing experience preferred, (opportunity for advancement as relief captain if appropriately licensed). 

COOKS - Responsible for preparing all meals on a traditional woodburning stove. 

APPRENTICE/VOLUNTEER MESSMATE  MWC offers one-month apprenticeships aboard our schooners in return for working as an assistant to the cook. This is not a vacation. One month blocks April thru October or will consider longer time early and late season.

SHORE SUPPORT/MAINTENANCE CREW Shore assistance for Camden based windjammer company.  Successful candidate will be self motivated, dependable and versatile.

OFFICE ASSISTANT   Part-time with full time potential. Detail oriented, general office skills and knowledge of Microsoft Office required. Experience with data entry and use of Access Data Base helpful. Willing to train the right person.