About usFind out moreAbout us
SAIL is the only Citizens Advice service dedicated to working and retired seafarers all across the UK. We provide free, fast and confidential advice.
Advice you can trustFind out moreAdvice you can trust
Seafarers deserve high quality advice. Click here to find out how SAILs advice gives you that.
Our historyFind out moreOur history
In 1996 Seafarers Benefits Advice Line (SBAL) was established by the charity Seamens Hospital Society and Greenwich Citizens Advice Bureaux. We changed our name to Seafarers Advice and Information Line (SAIL) in 2007.
Meet the teamFind out moreMeet the team
SAIL has a team of fully trained advisers, as well as support staff and volunteers.
Our fundersFind out moreOur funders
All of our advice is free. That would not be possible without the generosity of our two funders, Seamens Hospital Society and Seafarers UK.
PublicationsFind out morePublications
Click here to see SAIL publications.
What you sayFind out moreWhat you say
Here are some of the things you've said about SAIL.
Work for UsFind out moreWork for us
Click here to see details of any vacancies at SAIL.
Donate NowFind out moreDonate now
SAIL's advice to seafarers is always free. But if you'd like to make a donation please click here.
Your storiesFind out moreYour stories
Here are just a few of the ways our advice has helped seafarers like you.