Cost includes room and board, sail training and earned sea miles. Low rates are possible because Alvei operates as a private, non-profit cooperative. There are no paid positions and no profits. We all share work and expenses necessary to operate and maintain the ship.
$300 USD per week during the Sailing Season
Sailing season begins upon departure from New Zealand in the fall and ends upon arrival back in New Zealand in the spring, approximately April through November.
$150 USD per week during the Maintenance Season
Maintenance season is while Alvei is docked or anchored in New Zealand during the summer months, approximately December-March.
Ready to Book your Berth?
To join the crew, email email@example.com
Bookings are confirmed in the order they are received, first come first served. Bookings should be made as far in advance as possible, two months advance notice is recommended.
Please wait for confirmation of requested time before making travel arrangements or arriving.
Bunk or cabin assignments are a matter of available space on arrival.