Welcome, Expedition Team!
We’re so glad you’ve taken on the challenge of becoming part of our crew, and we can’t wait to have you on board! We are looking forward to working with you and making your sailing experience the very best!
The following information is intended to assist your transition into the team and your expedition. It covers the basics on roles and expectations and some important practicalities, as well as everything you’ll need to prepare yourself for life on board.
Roles and Expectations
You are joining a working expedition as a full member of the crew. As such, you will be involved in virtually all aspects of the voyage and operations. On board you will be part of a team of up to 14 crew, including yourself.
Our expectations of you are fairly straightforward. Your team will depend on you to fully participate in everything on the boat. You will be expected to work hard to the best of your ability, to be conscientious, alert, to look after the boat and to care for each other. You will not be asked to do anything you are not comfortable doing.
It is normal practice for the first day of the expedition to be a coastal day sail, to let everyone become acclimatized. It is also an important opportunity for training and you will be shown how to do any task patiently, and for as long as it takes for you to learn the right way. This is not a graded, competitive sport but a team of partners pulling together!
Finally, I would like to take the time to thank you. As guest crew, you make our mission possible. With your strengths and diverse skills completing the team, we have the ingredients for success. Your involvement needn’t end when you leave the boat. As Pangaea Crew Alumni, you may continue to lead the community in protecting our marine environment by educating others about important ocean issues.