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Captain in United States Team/Couple


  • Start Date: 27th Jan 2019
  • Job ID #649425
  • Posted by: Captain

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Role: Captain & Chief Stewardess team

Summary: Seeking Captain & Chief Stewardess team for expedition motor yacht +/-46m – world travelling. Private/charter. Very busy yacht that undertakes extended (multiple months at a time), remote, worldwide cruising and guest trips– so the team must be highly energetic and motivated to succeed in this role.

Start date: January 2019

Minimum qualifications: Captain must have minimum Master 3000gt (Y) STCW Basic & Advanced safety, ENG1, Helm Management. Chief Stewardess must have STCW Basic Safety, ENG1, prefer senior Medical Training Beneficial qual’s & skills: For Captain - AV/IT skills especially MS Office, accounting, engineering knowledge, management experience, experience in offshore cruising especially Pacific ocean and Asia. For Chief Stewardess - hospitality training including silver service, wine and spirit knowledge, team management, AV/IT skills especially MS Office, accounting, highly organised and able to plan ahead and anticipate guest needs, discretion and confidentiality.

Other: All qualifications to be valid for a minimum of 12 months

Required experience: Minimum 5 years as a Captain on yachts over 35m. Extensive watch keeping experience, prefer full ISM experience but extensive Mini-ISM acceptable. Good experience in commercial Flag and Class surveys with solid knowledge of Class requirements. Chief Stewardess must have served as a Chief Stewardess for minimum 2 years.

Cabin: Own cabin for team

Salary: DOE – paid in $USD

The Captain’s primary responsibilities include:

• Safe navigation and operation of the yacht • Safe manning, crew recruitment and training • Compliance with all relevant Flag & Class requirements, international safety codes and the safety training of crew • Itinerary planning • Budget and expense management • Accounting • Mini ISM safety management • Overseeing the proper maintenance of the vessel including shipyard periods • Assuming the role of ‘host’ and entertaining guests • Administration • Issuing standing orders • Planning ahead to anticipate guest’s needs

The Chief Stewardess’ primary duties include:

• Full responsibility for the interior of the yacht • Recruitment, management and training of interior crew • Foodservice, including providing silver service • Drink service and bartending • Overseeing the cleaning and maintenance of guest areas • Cabin preparation/ housekeeping • Flower arranging • Administration • Accounting • Purchasing including wine and owner requests • Arranging trips, transport and other similar events for guests or the owner • Medical and safety duties • Planning ahead to anticipate guest’s needs

Program: Short-term – maintenance period in San Diego until early 2019. Cruising program for 2019 not yet determined but expected to be North and/or South Pacific. Role suits candidates who enjoy sports and activities, especially diving, fishing and water sports.


  • Vessel Size46m (151ft)
  • Vessel TypeMotor Yacht
  • Charter/PrivateBoth
  • Position TypePermanent Position
  • Current LocationUnited States, San Diego
  • Cruising ItineraryWorldwide
  • Yacht Built2010
  • Number of Crew10
  • Yachting Experience5+ years
  • Looking for Team/CoupleYes
  • Linked Job ID
  • Posted 7th Dec 2018 by Captain

Language & Visas

  • English Fluent
  • VisasB1/B2


  • General Qualifications Full Driving License (International) [Essential]
    Proficiency in Designated Security Duties (A-VI/6-2) [Essential]
    Proficiency in Security Awareness (A-VI/6) [Essential]
    ENG 1 (Medical - NO Limitation/Restrictions) [Essential]
    STCW 95 (STCW 2010) [Essential]
  • Master/Skipper Qualifications (or Merchant, USCG & AMSA equivalent) MCA CoC Master <3000gt / Class 4 [Essential]
  • STCW Deck Modules (or Merchant, USCG & AMSA equivalent) Electronic Chart Display (ECDIS) [Essential]


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