Spirit of Sailors is Japanese Tall Ship company which encourages groups and individuals to get out on the ocean, join in with activities, work together as a team and feel the adventure. Learn to read the charts and work the ropes through experienced instructors and workshops.
The journey with Spirit of Sailors is great for team building and individual confidence. Being part of a tall ship crew it is vital to work together with your mates, setting the sails, working the ropes and navigating. As a result, you will discover the fascinating world of real ocean sailing whilst enjoying the breath-taking scenery.
So, come aboard, get involved and we will show you the adventure of your lifetime.
Started October 2015
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Kai first learnt to sail during his high school years.
He worked as a deckhand for Sail Training Association of Japan (STAJ) in 2002-2003 part of STS Kaisei, a steel-hulled brigantine built in Poland in 1987.
After STAJ, Kai worked on five Tallships in Europe, Southeast Asia and Oceania as a paid member and volunteer member of crew during 2006-2009.
After his travels he returned to Japan and worked as a navigator on a Japanese tanker. In 2013 he became a navigator for the sail training sailing ship "Miraie" as a part of Global Human Resources Development Organization.
In 2015 Kai and his partner, launched Spirit of Sailors. Today Spirit of Sailors educates its wide range of customers with sailing and marine experiences, adventures and various voyage packages to enjoy.
Eri belonged to a yacht club when she was a collage student.
She participated in the SUP(stnad up paddle boarding) All-Japan Competition.
In 2013, she worked full-time as an instructor for the sail training ship "Miraie" as a part of Global Human Resources Development Organization.
In 2015 along with Kai, she contributed in launching Spirit of Sailors.
In 2016, she took some time off and joined
The Southern Swan a magnificent three-masted barquentine built in 1922 and Soren Larsen a brigantine built in 1949, both tradition wooden hull vessels from Denmark. She spent 10 months working as a Bosun for Sydney Harbor TallShips and gained valuable skills in the maintenance, operation and sailing techniques of these beautiful traditional wooden ships.
We currently have six members of crew and we are always looking for new mates.
We provide training in the rope and chart work, safety onboatd and hospitality.
In addition, we are introducing a training programme with Sydney HarborTall Ships, more information to follow.
· You must be enthusiastic and show responsibility
· You must be self-motivated and also a team player.
· We want people with the passion to be part of our sailing experience.
For more information about this opportunity, please send a message via the form below.