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Chief Officer/1st Mate in Fiji


  • Start Date: 20th Aug 2018
  • Job ID #583004
  • Posted by: YOA Yacht Crew

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First Mate required on New Zealand based 40m+ private motor yacht. YOU MUST HAVE THE RIGHT TO LIVE AND WORK IN NEW ZEALAND. Based out of Auckland with winter trips to the South Pacific.

Generous package on offer and based on experience/qualifications (NZD, PAYE incl.) 30 days leave (with discretionary periods given when possible). Training package on offer. Full medical and insurance covered. Live on board in shared cabin.

You will be required to cover the captain at times so this will suit an experienced first mate who is ready to step up and wants drive time.

For this position you must have at least a YM Offshore (OOW or Chief Mate preferred) and 4 years experience on large yachts. You must been keen on water sports and happy to help out with other departments when required. Fishing and diving skills a huge advantage. You will be charge of the exterior of the yacht so must have good knowledge of boat maintenance and management. The successful candidate will need to hit the ground running.

This is a private yacht but offers a great package for the right individual. They are looking for longevity and this will be rewarded. Great crew, fantastic owners and an exciting itinerary.


  • Vessel Size44m (144ft)
  • Vessel TypeMotor Yacht
  • Charter/PrivatePrivate
  • Position TypePermanent Position
  • Current LocationFiji
  • Cruising ItinerarySouth Pacific Ocean
  • HomeportNew Zealand
  • Yachting Experience2 - 5 years
  • Posted 5th Aug 2018 by Agency

Language & Visas

  • English Fluent


  • General Qualifications 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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