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Chief Officer/1st Mate in United States Position Filled


  • Start Date: 22nd Feb 2021
  • Job ID #1264158
  • Posted by: The Crew Network - Ft. Lauderdale

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TCN JOB ID: 1032352

Position:1st Officer with Solid Dive Experience

Yacht: 45m private Motor Yacht - expedition style

Location: US

Start date: February- ASAP

Itinerary: yard until March 1st, then 5 week owner trip Bahamas/Cuba, then yard 3 months then off the beaten track - world cruise

Requirements: OOW preferred OR Yacht master with most modules complete-Commercial endorsed YM ECDIS+TRANSAS

STCW + Refresher ENG1 (1 year minimum) B1/B2 visa valid in hand (5 year minimum) Solid prior experience on similar size vessels hungry for adventure Ship yard experience a plus Experience cruising off the beaten path Advanced FF Medical first aid or provider a plus • Chief Mate / OOW or yacht master with most modules complete. • Solid experience. • ECDIS + TRANSAS. • Solid diving experience. • Must be comfortable on deck and on the bridge.

The package: • Good wage. (Depending on experience) • 3 months vacation • 2 RT flights • Medical insurance

Other: 7 crew - Traveling vessel.

Job Specifics: 3 cabins. 7 crew- traveling vessel True non smokers ONLY , no visible tattoos. Will be drug tested prior to contract Must be able to pass extensive background check

No opportunity for teams Ideal candidate has no obligations to shore as vessel travels remote locations.

Prefers candidates located in or near the US


  • Vessel Size44m (144ft)
  • Vessel TypeExpedition Vessel
  • Charter/PrivatePrivate
  • Position TypePermanent Position
  • Current LocationUnited States
  • Cruising ItineraryWorldwide/TBC
  • HomeportUnited States
  • Number of Crew7
  • Yachting Experience10+ years
  • Posted 18th Feb 2021 by Agency

Language & Visas

  • English Fluent
  • VisasB1/B2


  • Entry Level Qualifications (or equivalent) STCW 95 (STCW 2010) [Essential]
    ENG 1 (Medical - NO Limitation/Restrictions) [Essential]
  • Master/Skipper Qualifications (or Merchant, USCG & AMSA equivalent) RYA Yachtmaster Offshore [Essential]
  • STCW Modules (or Merchant, USCG & AMSA equivalent) Electronic Chart Display (ECDIS) [Essential]
  • Diving Qualifications (or Beesac, CMAS or PSAI equivalent) PADI - Open Water [Essential]
    PADI - Advanced Open Water [Essential]
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