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SY - Sailing Yacht, 21.9 m (72 ft), sail, monohull, Lexcen Custom-built
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Availability after the 14 Jul 2024

Embark (Boarding)
preferably embarking anytime after the 14 Jul 2024
preferably for at least 2 weeks and for any duration onwards
must disembark before the 30 Nov 2024
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 Boarding location
Greece - Southern Aegean - visible to Crew members only
your specified boarding area is ? within this vessel's boarding location
and the Crew can come from anywhere to board the vessel
your current location is around ? away from this location
 Destination planned to take the vessel next
Türkiye - İzmir - visible to Crew members only
this destination is around 145 km from the boarding location
 My current location where I'm in person
Greece - same as boarding location
 Home Port of Registry (registered vessel)
Australia - New South Wales - visible to Premium Crew

Itineraries (New)

An itinerary is a route divided into legs showing the planned locations and dates of the main stopovers from the start (initial departure) to the very end (final arrival), which is the destination of the vessel's journey (also called voyage, trip, torn, or expedition).

Each leg has a departure and an arrival date and location. It may also have additional waypoints in between, which might be stopping points or course change points.

Itineraries for vessels at sea are never precise! We use three accuracy levels for the planning status to avoid confusion about what is likely to happen or not:

  • Pending (not accurate) – initial idea, possibilities
  • Preliminary (kinda accurate) – changes may still apply
  • Planned (fairly accurate) – this is what's meant to happen

The duration of an itinerary is counted in days (start to end date) and the leg in nights (departure to arrival date). That is because you may arrive on a Monday and leave on a Tuesday. Therefore, there can be confusion if you were there for one or two days, but it would strictly count as one night without any confusion.

Therefore, you would say you went on a 14-day holiday or trip (the itinerary) and spent 13 nights on all your legs combined, for example.

There is also an important distinction between planning (what's the intention) and estimating (what's calculated). A time of arrival is always an estimate as a calculation is required; that's why it is called ETA (Estimated Time of Arrival).

You can't plan to leave San Francisco and arrive in Hawaii 10 minutes later, regardless of how desperate your intention is. If you intend to arrive in Hawaii by a certain date and estimate 10 days for the journey, then you can plan to leave San Francisco 12 to 15 days before. Therefore, your departure date is planned (what's the intention), and the arrival is still an estimate (what's calculated based on season, winds, currents, and many other factors). Plans can change due to weather, government requirements, breakdowns, delays, etc.

The following tips are worth noting to manage your itinerary and maintain an excellent overview:

  • 1) Name your itinerary with a short and clear title, such as 2024 Antarctic Expedition or 2024 Italy Family Torn, that is descriptive, easy to remember, and simple to refer to in conversations.
  • 2) You can set your itinerary's visibility to private while planning it, share it with only those you contact, or share it with anyone who views your profile.
  • 3) Next, add each leg of the significant stopovers by date and location.
  • 4) Then, keep updating each leg as required.

Be realistic and mindful when planning an itinerary. People will arrange their timing and life around it, taking time off work, booking flights, arranging accommodation, etc. It's crucial to let the crew know how accurate they can expect the itinerary to be.


Pending (not accurate)

1 Leg
60 nm
12 days
Available: 4 of 4 Crew positions
Start2024 Jul 22
GR Lakki Leros Island
End2024 Aug 3
Prepare for launch. Provisioning and maintenance.

Leg 1

60 nm12 nights
Available: 4 of 4 Crew positions
Depart 2024 Jul 22 Mon
GR Lakki Leros Island
Arrive 2024 Aug 3 Sat
TR Kuşadası 15 Waypoints
End of Itinerary


L5   native
speaking natively like a local without a noticeable foreign accent
L4   fluent
speaking fluently with an extensive vocabulary, but with a foreign accent
L3   competent
speaking competently with a solid vocabulary on almost any topic
L2   elementary
speaking enough to get by, but may get lost in a conversation
L1   learning
not speaking the language, but learned enough to say simple sentences
L0   not proficient
may know a few words, but cannot form sentences or ask questions
Languages spoken aboard
native English, Indonesian
Vessel type, make and model
SY Sailing Yacht, Lexcen Custom-built
Vessel year
1982 built, and most recent major refit completed in 2010
Vessel main propulsion
Vessel hull type
Vessel length
21.9 metres (72 ft)
Vessel weight (displacement)
48 tonnes (105,840 lb)
Crew & guests aboard
usually 8 people aboard
cruising, cruising: Coastal or tourism


Team request
position for individuals or teams
Nationality of crew
Gender of crew
Age of crew
Height of crew
Weight of crew
preferably weighs under 100 kg / 220 lb


Anyone and aboard any or no specific diet is fine
Anyone and aboard any or no drinking is fine
Preferably non-smokers and aboard there is preferably no smoking


Coastal/Ocean sea time
preferably crew with at least 1.4 weeks spent at sea
Coastal/Ocean sea miles
preferably crew with at least 50 nm logged


Recreational    generally unpaid positions, or contributing towards some agreed expenses

positions available
preferably for
 Crew   any experience
- visible to Free & Premium members only
crew to pay an agreed share towards some expenses

Dear Shipmates


Current plan is to circumnavigate the Aegean counter-clockwise. So, with no long ocean passages, I now have opportunities for anyone who loves the life afloat and wants to contribute to an enjoyable time sailing, swimming, relaxing and exploring.
Shore based help now required prior to launching due to visa issues for permanent crew. Free accommodation and pro-rata cruising days in exchange for shore based days painting, cleaning and rigging...

About the boat, the plans, and current crew

comfortablevery safevery spacioushave a holidayshare experienceshare charter costsvisit remote placesseek adventurelearn a languageface challengeslive off the gridmulticultural

After 12 years and 26,000 views, I have met and sailed with a lot of crew. Mostly it has been great fun and that comes from setting expectations. My yacht has been my home for a while, and I am not a business. I have made some wonderful friends on board and hope to make many more.

What is expected of the crew

clean & tidycommitteddiligenteasy-goingenthusiasticfit & healthyfriendlyrespectfulskilledtrustworthyconfident swimmerrarely/unlikely seasickgood communicatortravel light (little luggage)eager to learn & workpositive outlookopen mindedsense of humorcan pay own expensesdon't mind cleaningcan follow orders

The yacht has plenty of room for privacy when needed as well as large open social spaces. Mutual respect and sensitivity to a group dynamic are key to enjoyment at sea.




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