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Deckhand in Netherlands Position Filled


  • Start Date: 28th Feb 2021
  • Job ID #1255350
  • Posted by: The Crew Network - Ft. Lauderdale

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Position: Deckhand - contract - 1 month

JOB ID: 1027964

Yacht: Research 60m Start date: February/March 2021 for a month Itinerary: Europe- crossing to USA Licence: STCW II/5 or II/4 , - COMMERCIAL LICENSE ONLY. YM DO NOT QUALIFY. Requirements: STCW + refresher, Designated Security awareness. Current fit for duty (medical certificate - minimum 6 months). C1/D or B1/B2 visa or US passport. Male due to cabin arrangement Advanced fire fighting and PSCRB a plus. STCW II/4 (Able Seaman/EDH). Responsibilities:

Deck Ratings

Deck Ratings are responsible for cleaning and maintaining the exterior and technical spaces of the vessel to 'yacht like' standards as directed by the Deck Officers.

The Deck Ratings will fulfill all duties and tasks delegated to him by the Captain, Deck Officers or Chief Engineer. These duties and tasks will include bridge lookout, harbor watches, anchor watches, standard yacht operations (including guest services), administrative work (chart corrections when directed), safety management, physical labor in cleaning, prepping, painting, repairing, and maintaining exterior surfaces and vessel assets.

The Deck Rating is to always be neat and in the correct uniform - worn correctly- and ensure that proper routines and disciplines as described within the Ship's Policies and Masters Standing Orders are followed. In addition the position requires:

 Member of Shipboard Emergency Response Team.
 Watch keeper as directed by Chief Officer, responsible for communications, safety, watches, and performs all lifting operations with vessel crane.
 Demonstrates a thorough knowledge of seamanship.
 Crew member of tender as required.
 Able to carry out independently various deck department duties.
 Assists with maintenance of deck equipment.
 Member of shipboard emergency response team.
 Cleans, and maintains exterior spaces as directed by Chief Officer.

Package: Flights to and from the vessel. Insurance while on board.


  • Vessel Size55m (180ft)
  • Vessel TypeResearch Vessel
  • Charter/PrivatePrivate
  • Position TypeTemporary
  • Current LocationNetherlands
  • Cruising ItineraryNorth Atlantic Ocean
  • Yachting Experience6 months - 1 year
  • Looking for Team/CoupleNo
  • Posted 17th Feb 2021 by Agency

Language & Visas

  • VisasB1/B2


  • Master/Skipper Qualifications (or Merchant, USCG & AMSA equivalent) MCA Navigational Watch Rating Certificate [Essential]
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