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  • Gender Male
  • Nationality Irish
  • Alcohol consumption Low
  • Willing to take a drug test Yes
  • Smoker No
  • Visible tattoos No
  • Criminal RecordNo

Team

  • Marital Status Single
  • Looking to work as a couple No

Languages

  • English Fluent

Availability

  • Availability Unknown
  • Current country Ireland
  • Current location Dublin

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About & Hobbies

I started my career as a junior deckhand on-board a 92m motor yacht for over two years. Progressing to a leading hand/relief bosun position on-board a 124m motor yacht for just over a year. I decided during this time that the best way of progressing and truly understanding my chosen career was to go back to college. I studied Nautical Science in The National Maritime College of Ireland gaining a First Class Honours Degree upon completion. I completed over twelve months sea-time with Chevron Shipping and over six months watch keeping time.

Prior to my final semester of college I worked as a temp leading hand on-board an 80m motor yacht for 6weeks, hired by a Chief Officer I had previously worked with. I am determined to continue to learn and grow within the industry where I started. I have three and a half years of experience on deck and one year of experience as a cadet on-board 250+m Oil and LNG tankers, I believe I have gained a depth of understanding of seafaring operations and different vessel types over this time and I believe I would be an asset to any team that I joined.

Captained senior level rugby; played in the All Ireland League top division. Scuba diving; have dived some of the world’s top sites. Keen Sailor; I have been sailing since a young age, completing all my sailing levels in Ireland. I am a fitness enthusiast, I workout daily enjoying a wide variety of fitness styles from weightlifting to long distance running. I swim in the Irish sea all year round and this year I completing a Freezebury challenge during the month of February for charity. I enjoy playing tennis, 5a side football and tag rugby. I Enjoy watching almost all sports including Formula 1.

Experience

2 - 5 years professional yachting experience

1 - 2 years professional hospitality experience

Motor Extensive Professional
Commercial Extensive Professional
New Builds Extensive Professional
Shipyards & Refits Considerable Professional

Detailed Experience

2nd Jul 2020 - 20th Aug 2020 (1 month, 19 days)

  • Temp Leading Hand
  • on a 80m (262ft) Motor Yacht called Locked

I joined this global travelling private yacht as a temporary leading hand for six weeks while on time off from college. I spent time on deck as well as taking several bridge watches underway supervised by the Master/ Chief Officer and anchor watches alone to give other officers rest. I was driving guest tenders and undertaking general guest trip deck maintenance and duties.

4th Aug 2018 - 22nd Nov 2019 (1 year, 3 months)

  • Deck Cadet
  • on a 150m+ (492ft) Commercial Vessel called Locked
  • for Locked

I spent 12 months as a cadet with Chevron, working on Crude Oil Tankers and LNG Tankers. I spent the majority of my first trip between cargo and bridge duties with plenty of chipping & painting on deck. I was promoted to lead cadet by the Master to inspect all cadet areas once per week. My second trip was mostly on the bridge where I was given my first solo bridge watch on board 285m LNG Tanker. I was taking full navigational watches under supervision of an OOW. My final trip was on a lightering tanker doing ship to ship transfer. We spent four weeks in Sembcorp Shipyard Singapore. I assisted in navigation in the South China sea, Singapore Strait and in pilotage in San Francisco.

10th Jun 2016 - 28th Aug 2017 (1 year, 2 months)

  • leading hand/relief bosun
  • on a 124m (407ft) Motor Yacht called Locked

This was a new build and I was involved in the refit, spending six months in the Lurssen shipyard in Bremen/Hamburg, acting as leading hand/relief Bosun. My responsibilities included: finding and distribution of deck work for a team of 10 deckhands, I brought an attention to detail and a positive working atmosphere to the team. My duties extended to driving of large guest tender which included a Gold Fish, Jet engine open tender & single prop limousine tender. I was entrusted with the onboard carpentry using starboard & marine ply, designed and built shelving units, various wall mounts and stainless rail stands. I spliced & whipped all our guest on fender lines.

3rd Mar 2014 - 20th May 2016 (2 years, 2 months)

  • Deckhand
  • on a 92m (302ft) Motor Yacht called Locked

I joined Equanimity in the yard period prior to launch in Oceanco shipyard Holland. Equanimity was a very busy private yacht with an extremely high standard in all areas of operation which travelled extensively during my two years on board. I was promoted to deck dive and assisted in guest dive trips in the Great Barrier Reef, Palau, Galapagos, French Polynesia and Cocos Islands (Costa Rica). I drove guest tenders, jet skis and gained invaluable experience of deck products including Awlcare, Awl grip, 3M, King & King. As a lookout I was given the opportunity to hand steer through various locations including Panama Canal, Yokohama, Gibraltar Strait.

Qualifications

  • Entry Level Qualifications (or equivalent) STCW 95 (STCW 2010)
    ENG 1 (Medical)
    Proficiency in Security Awareness (A-VI/6)
    Proficiency in Designated Security Duties (A-VI/6-2)
    Drivers License
  • Master/Skipper Qualifications (or Merchant, USCG & AMSA equivalent) MCA Navigational Watch Rating Certificate
    RYA Yachtmaster Offshore
    Reg II/1 CoC Officer of the Watch (Unlimited)
  • RYA/MCA Deck Modules (OR Short Courses) PYA/MCA Training Record Book
    MCA Signals Certificate
    Navigation Aids, Equipment and Simulator Training – Operational Level – NAEST (O)
    Deck Cadet Foundation Degree Programme
    Deck Cadet Higher National Diploma Programme
    Deck Cadet Higher National Certificate Programme
  • Diving Qualifications (or Beesac, CMAS or PSAI equivalent) PADI - Open Water
    PADI - Advanced Open Water
    PADI - Rescue Diver (emergency first response)
  • STCW Modules (or Merchant, USCG & AMSA equivalent) Personal Survival Techniques (A-VI /1-1)
    Fire Prevention and Fire Fighting (A-VI /1-2)
    Elementary First Aid (A-VI/1-3)
    Personal Safety and Social Responsibilities (A-VI/1-4)
    Efficient Deckhand (EDH)
    Proficiency in Survival Craft & Rescue Boats (A-VI/2 1-4)
    Human, Element, Leadership & Management (Operational)
    Human, Element, Leadership & Management (Management)
    GMDSS General Operators Certificate (GOC)
    Electronic Chart Display (ECDIS)
    Advanced Fire Fighting (A-VI/3)
    Proficiency in Medical First Aid (A-VI/4 1-3)
    Entry Into Enclosed Spaces
  • RYA Qualifications RYA Powerboat Level 1
    RYA Powerboat Level 2
    RYA Level 1 (Start Sailing)
    RYA Level 2 (dinghy)
    RYA Level 3 (dinghy)
  • Specialised Security Courses Proficiency as Ship Security Officer (SSO)
    Shipboard Safety Officer
  • Specialised Diving Courses Night Diver
    Enriched Air Diver
  • Education (or equivalent) Degree with honours (BA or BSc)/ NVQ level 6 or graduate diploma/ certificate
  • General Maritime Qualifications (or equivalent) Crisis Management Course

Deck Skills

Cleaning & Detailing Proficient
Painting Experience
ISM/ ISPS Management & Procedures Proficient
Varnishing Experience
Filling & Fairing Experience
Whipping & Splicing Proficient
Carpentry Experience
General Repairs & Maintenance Proficient
Crane Operation Very Good
Line Handling Proficient
Tender Driving Proficient
Watchkeeping Proficient
Planned Maintenance Software System (e.g. IDEA, AMOS or TRITON etc) Experience

Personal Trainer Skills

Nutrition & Diet Plans Experience
Circuits Proficient
Weights Proficient
Boxing & Sparring Novice
Interval Training (Aerobics) Very Good
Cycling Very Good
Yoga Novice
Rowing Proficient
Swimming Proficient
Running (Cardio etc) Proficient

Propulsion Skills

Single Screw Proficient
Twin Screw Proficient
Water Jet Proficient
Sail Power Experience
Azimut Drive (360° Rotation) Proficient
Bow Thruster Proficient