1st Officer – 42m Private MY – Sydney (base) Whitsundays, South Pacific Islands Apply Now

Are you a Bosun or 1st Mate looking for a professional program with a home base?

Do you hold a yachtmaster (equivalent) or higher?

Position Snapshot

  • DOE  / Month  (Paid in Euro’s)
  • Yachtmaster / Master 5 minimum
  • Superyacht experience essential

A high profile, classic (recent build) Feadship is on the search for a 1st Officer to join their professional program

The yacht maintains a permanent base in Sydney for 8-9 months / year but travels out to the South Pacific Islands or Whitsundays

Foreign flagged the yacht is open to candidates with AMSA or MCA certification and is only used within a private capacity.

The vessel has a fun and professional crew who have done their time on superyachts overseas.

The 1st Officer will manage a deckhand (by example) while also acting as a good back up to the captain, assisting with navigation, bridge watches & yachts administration

The owners operate a big budget and the vessel is run appropriately always operating to a very high standard

The Ideal Candidate

  • Bosun or Mate Experience on Superyachts
  • Yachtmaster / Master 5 minimum
  • High level of professionalism
  • Navigation experience
  • Good tender driving skills
  • Knowledge of yacht maintenance and products
  • Australian / NZ work rights
  • Will offer a firm / long term commitment

Living Conditions: Onboard or Ashore (open to both)

Salary:DOE + 38 days leave + annual Flights + Full Medical (Paid in Euro’s)

Start: Mid- September (flexible)


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

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