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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 with a full belly
April 26, 2024
Tres Hombres

Sailing with a Full Belly (Captain Anne-Flore)

Giant cabbage leaves and Azorean banana skins were overtaking the ship while the sunset falls later and later. After some...
Closing the door to the Caribbean
March 22, 2024
Tres Hombres

Closing the door on the Caribbean (Captain Anne-Flore)

As expected, we have been hit by a front. We are closing the door on the Caribbean and opening the...
Against the wind
March 12, 2024
Tres Hombres

Against the wind (Jordan Hanssen)

At worst this ship is a compelling object. With her sails up, galloping over the sea, she is a thing...
On the way to the Dominican Republic
March 1, 2024
Tres Hombres

On the way to the Dominican Republic (Captain Anne-Flore)

In the evening a fair wind returned to bring us to the mysterious island of Los Aves. For many years,...

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.