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On Our sailing freighters

It is a special experience to sail a traditional cargo sailing ship and a unique way to discover the world, where you learn the art of square-rigged sailing and the skills of the ancient seafaring craft. Register as a trainee today! The adventure of a lifetime awaits you! 

Become a trainee on board our ships!

Become part of the crew as a trainee, hoist the sails with us and set course for emission-free adventures!

On board our sailing ships, both newcomers and experienced sailors will find the ideal environment to learn new things about the sailing world. Getting to know yourself better, developing special skills and abilities, broadening your own horizons, facing hardships, taking on challenges to surpass yourself and growing together in teamwork is all part of a great sailing experience.


A multi-day or multi-week trip in European waters on board our cargo sailing ships is just as enriching as being part of the complete tour across the Atlantic Ocean with a duration of at least 6 months!

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sailing programs and developments. Our Fairtransport “Sailmail” is packed with stories, anecdotes, insights and news from sea adventures, life at sea, freight and products from distant lands that we reach, powered by the wind.

Blurry Lines
February 15, 2024
Tres Hombres

Blurry Lines (Kit Schulte)

Where or When Does One Thing End and Another Begin? I had imagined blurry lines, but quickly figured that all...
Martinique 2024
February 8, 2024
Tres Hombres

Martinique 2024 (Captain Anne-Flore)

The departure maneuver was tight in the bay of Sainte Anne, Martinique. We anchored nicely after Le Marin marina behind...
The Soul of the Earth
February 2, 2024
Tres Hombres

The Soul of the Earth (Sandra Reinhold)

The sun rises And lets a billion orange-golden loops loose To chase a billion black circles A soft breeze...
Doing what you love
January 11, 2024
Tres Hombres

Are you doing what you love? (Bram Hoestra)

A ship on shore is something mystical. On my way to the dock, from the other side of the canal,...

You learn to change at sea
to work together

it increases your self-reliance and you develop a deep respect for the elements of nature.

As a trainee on board with us, you are part of our crew!

Experienced sailors teach you important basic knowledge, such as safety principles, taking the helm and steering, keeping a lookout, operating the sails or carrying out maintenance work on the ship.

As a trainee and therefore a crew member, you take part in both the day and night watches, you are involved in maneuvering the ship and you help with loading and unloading. A very special experience awaits you! Your personal sailing adventure challenges you and rewards you with unforgettable, unique moments.

Sailing schedules 2023/2024/2025

Become a skilled sailor with us! Learn the fine craftsmanship of the seafaring tradition, the basics of navigation and maneuvering under sail. Learn about the tradition of cargo sailing and the Sail Cargo movement locally. Immerse yourself in life on board and at sea, grow beyond yourself and together with like-minded people and pure, unadulterated nature. Gain experience and skills so that you can master woodworking, rigging and square rigging, sailing and, with increasing experience, become a skipper/woman/sailor/freight sailor.

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We guarantee you a trip you will never forget.