1st Mate 50m Private MY – Sydney (Base) & Whitsundays Apply Now

**Calling all lead decky/bosuns looking to step up to a 1st Mate role**

A high profile 50m private MY is on the search for a new 1st mate keen to progress within the superyacht industry

The yacht is owned by a lovely Sydney family who uses the yacht as their weekender & day yacht.

Trips are usually short in duration and would suit a 1st mate hoping not to dangle off anchor for weeks on end

There is a professional crew (and fun) professional environment onboard and prior superyacht experience is an absolute must

The yacht will be in the Whitsundays for July & August and will return to Sydney for the summer

The 1st mate will be charged with the running of the decks , managing/leading the deckhand, bridge watches, supporting the captain, tender driving, launching craft, assist with ships business / paperwork

The 1st Mate will also assist with the incoming yacht assets which includes the procurement of a large chase yacht

When the Yacht is in Sydney, living ashore is highly preferred but open to discuss

The Ideal Candidate

  • Superyacht Experience
  • Master 5 or Yachtmaster level
  • STCW
  • Good seamanship skills
  • Excellent leadership qualities
  • Open to yacht largely based in Sydney
  • Looking to progress tickets
  • Excellent attitude , fun , energetic , positive
  • Watersports skills
  • Good with kids
  • Work rights for Australia

Start: 20th June (which includes 10-day handover)

Salary: Discussed on Application, Paid through Australian system + benefits

  • Classification:   Mate/Officer
  • Location:   Australia/NZ
  • Type:   Full-Time

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