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Lead Deckhand in United States


  • Start Date: 10th Oct 2021
  • Job ID #1260645
  • Posted by: YOA Yacht Crew

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We are looking for an experienced Lead Deckhand for a private 40m M/Y.

Great program with a small tight-knit crew where longevity is rewarded. As such candidates with proven longevity will be considered first.

Ideal candidates will have previous experience as a deckhand, Yachtmaster in hand and want to commit to the program long term. A sailing background is preferred but not mandatory.

The yacht is currently in the US, as such only candidates in the US can be considered.

True non-smokers only No visible tattoos Must have B1/B2 Visa in hand Leave: 32 Days per year rising to 45 after 1 year Salary: DOE Must be vaccinated or willing to get vaccinated.


  • Vessel Size40m (131ft)
  • Vessel TypeMotor Yacht
  • Charter/PrivatePrivate
  • Position TypePermanent Position
  • Current LocationUnited States
  • Cruising ItineraryNorth Atlantic Ocean
  • Number of Crew6
  • Yachting Experience1 - 2 years
  • Looking for Team/CoupleNo
  • Posted 17th Oct 2021 by Agency

Language & Visas

  • English Fluent
  • VisasB1/B2


  • Entry Level Qualifications (or equivalent) ENG 1 (Medical - NO Limitation/Restrictions) [Essential]
    STCW 95 (STCW 2010) [Essential]
  • Master/Skipper Qualifications (or Merchant, USCG & AMSA equivalent) RYA Yachtmaster Offshore [Essential]


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