Argia Mystic Cruises

Deckhand aboard the Tallship Argia. Work, live, and play in the historic Seaport of Mystic, CT

Living and working aboard the ship in the heart of downtown Mystic.

Mystic, Connecticut
$15.00 / hour + tips
No experience required
Start Date:
Starts in 5 months. (May 08, 2023)

FUN, SUN, AND SAILING: now hiring Deckhands for the sailing ship ARGIA. Enjoy a season sailing out of the charming maritime village of Mystic CT. Previous boating experience is a plus, but not required. Bring your big smile and enthusiasm and we will train you. 

Our corner of New England is steeped in colonial and traditional maritime history. A major tourist destination, Mystic CT has the Ocean, beaches, breweries, vineyards, hiking, boating, New York & Boston under 2 hours away, and lots of Summer Season fun. 

Deckhands go out on up to 4 trips a day, 2 hours each sailing, in Fishers Island Sound. The work includes hauling on halyards (in lay terms- pulling ropes), taking care of our sailing ship ARGIA, and giving narrated tours to our passengers. You will learn to be a professional sailor aboard our commercial, passenger-carrying, US Coast Guard Inspected sailing ship.

Candidates for this position must be eligible to work in the USA. Position runs through the end of September. Accommodation available is a crew bunk aboard the ship, docked in the heart of Mystic CT.

How to Apply

Please apply to Captain Eric Jederlinic at with a cover letter, resume, and 3 professional job references.

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