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JT101 03-25-2009 09:23 AM

CREW WANTED FOR AUSTRALIA - ASIA (reply before end march)

I have found a position on boat sailing from Australia to Indonesia, then onto Singapore, Malaysia & finally Thailand.

Approx costs & timeline: $15/day covering food & fuel. 4 weeks to Bali (indonesia), 6-8 weeks to Singapore, 8-10 weeks to Malaysia or Thailand.

Requirements: Travel insurance, social pass tourist visa for Indonesia to be arranged beforehand

Normally it is $20/day, but with more people it is less, hence me asking for additional crew.

For more details contact me

James 0421591146,


sailingdog 03-25-2009 03:25 PM

At $15 per day, the food better be awfully good... That's over $100 per week... and I can provision my boat for a hell of a lot less than that.

tdw 03-25-2009 06:34 PM

Why is it that this sounds suspicious ?

"I have found a position" then goes on to try and sell berths. OK, so it's cheap as chips but me, I don't like the sound of it.

Feels like one of those "I've just found a great new product, you should buy one too" posts.

If people cannot be straight right from the have to wonder don't you ?

JohnRPollard 03-26-2009 09:22 AM

Mr. Wombat,

I wondered the same thing at first, but then I read his other post to the Crew Wanted forum (quoted below) and it did seem to jive okay with this one. Or am I naive?


Originally Posted by JT101 (Post 462999)
Hi! English backpacker with sailing experience looking to help crew on a boat to Asia

Please contact me if you need a fun and interesting crew member. Iím a bit of a jack of all trades, mechanical, artistic, can turn my hand to anything.

Crewing Experience: Fiji - New Cal (Oct 07, 14days, 2 crew, 14m monohull) & New Cal - N.Z. (Dec 07, 12 days, 4 crew, 17m catamaran)
Recently sailed 4 days on a cargo ship from N.Z. to OZ, and some shore sailing on small boats in OZ

I would like to go to Bali, bur I am definitely open to alternatives

About me: English, male, 29, Engineer, speak english, german & french, fun, friendly & reliable.

Ready to depart asap

Please contact me (James) at: or 0421591146

JT101 03-26-2009 07:59 PM

We have enough crew
We have enough crew now, but just incase of cancellations, feel free to give me your details.

And for those detectives out there trying to prove me a fake, keep up the good work

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