Live & Work On a Sailboat

The Exchange

I need someone to help me buffer, paint, and polish the sailboat. The sailboat has two rooms. You will have your own room. We will also walk dogs if not working on the boat or go on a weekend road trip to get some locations on board.

What you offer

25 hours of help per week

Arts: Help with painting, graffiti, sculpting or drawing.

Handyman: Help with a wide range of repairs or building.

Painting & Decorating: Help with painting or decorating the property facilities.

What you get

2 days off per week

Private Room: You will have a bed in a private room. In other words, a room just for you.

Breakfast: You are entitled to a free breakfast, every day of your stay.

Free Tours: We’ll take you on tours and rides around town. For free!

Get free drinks or beverages.: Drink up! Get free and tasty drinks for yourself.

Use our equipped kitchen: Feel free to use our kitchen and make your own delicious food.


Beginner English or Beginner Spanish

Over 21 years old

Be from outside United States

Only hosts solo volunteers (doesn’t accept couples or pairs)

What's not included

Flights, Travel Insurance, Internal Transportation and Visa

Program Details

5 hours a day x 5 days per week. You will have Mondays & Tuesdays free.

Activities & Shift

Boat buffering, waxing, and painting. Handy work. Once in a while we will walk dogs instead.


Please don't bring guests. The marina is strict on guests since I'm personally responsible for everyone.