First Mates Volunteer Application
Our America's Cup Volunteer Program, 'First Mates' - presented by XL Catlin is now closed as of the 30th November 2016.
At this time all applications that have been received are currently under review.
If you're still interested in becoming a First Mate but haven't submitted an application please email a copy of your resume to firstmates@americascup.com. We can't guarantee anything but there may be opportunities to still get involved. Once your resume has been received and we feel your skills and experience are suitable for available roles we will contact you.

Please note the eligibility criteria below before sending in your resume:

  • Age Requirement:
    • Volunteers must be 18 years or older by May 1st, 2017
  • Availability
    • Each volunteer is expected to fulfill a minimum of 12 assignments across the event in May and June 2017.
    • Expected to attend mandatory training in Bermuda in March and April

For more information about the Volunteer Program, click here for our frequently asked questions.