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Chief Mate - 55m Sail Yacht - Private/Charter

22 May 20242024-05-22
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  • 55m Private/Charter Dual season Sailing yacht are looking for a Chief mate to join them within the next few weeks. Ideally as soon as possible and there is also the potential for a temporary delivery contract for a crossing to Europe


  • This is a great opportunity for someone looking to gain experience onboard a well run busy yacht with fantastic owners and charters booked for the Summer season


  • Ideally you will have a sailing background however this is not essential, they will welcome someone from a motor yacht background who is keen to learn! They are primarily a motor sailing yacht with a small amount of time spent sailing and they team are willing to teach the sailing side of the role to someone who willing to learn


  • The yacht is currently in the US and will be cruising to Bermuda shortly before embarking on a crossing back to Europe for the Med season


  • The boat is available for charter and currently has 2 booked with the potential for 2 more to land shortly, it’s looking to be a busy season. 20 year survey period during this Winter based out of Rybo, FLL


  • The crew and Captains are excellent and all longstanding, they run with a lovely American family who look after the crew extremely well and like to interact with the crew


  • They are looking for someone with a solid deck maintenance knowledge, able to run a team and also strong with navigation and seamanship skills. A knowledge of ISM/LSA/FFE is essential. You need to be hands on and outgoing to ensure the charters run smoothly


  • On offer is a flexible package including a salary of 7500 USD, 90days leave, 13th month bonus, discretionary training package along with a yearly flight allowance