Master/Engineer for 70-ft S/Y on East Coast - SYYM
Are you an experienced sail yacht skipper? Holder of AMSA Master <24m? Available for December start?
This beautifully maintained +70-ft Sailing/Pilothouse Sloop is seeking an experienced Skipper who is not afraid to get his hands dirty and is willing and able to attend to all aspects of the yacht and work closely with her fun-loving owners. The yacht runs with two crew, the Master and 1st Mate/Cook/Stew therefore there is the possibility for an experienced couple to secure both positions.
General itinerary is Sydney and Melbourne for the summer months and Whitsundays or South Pacific during the winter.
Candidates should hold the following qualifications and experience:
AMSA Master<24m AMSA MED3 AMSA STCW Certificate of Safety Training (COST) AMSA ENG1 Medical AMSA Radio operators license Current first aid certificate PADI Dive Master or Instructor qualifications are highly desired High level of sailing ability is essential Excellent boat handling in all types of conditions Eye for detail in maintenance and general upkeep Basic knowledge of hydraulic systems Basic understanding of DC power Crew management experience Yard and refit project management experience Must have experience planning and undertaking ocean passages
Keep yacht clean and presentable to a high standard at all times Maintain all systems in working order, a hands on approach is essential Working with yacht owners to plan and organise trips, charters, deliveries and vacations When guests are on board a high level of service is required, and the skipper will be expected to assist with dining and beverage service. Liaise with marinas to organise berth requirements for yacht Keep and report yachts accounts and budget Plan and manage yearly yard and maintenance periods Manage First Mate / Cook to keep interior at a high standard of presentation Manoeuvre the yacht in all conditions so ensure safe operation Sail comfortable is a variety of conditions as often as required Liaise with yacht agents to provide possible itineraries for charter guests
Salary: TBC depending on experience
Start: December 2018 includes a 2-week handover