1st Officer/Relief Captain- 38m New Build Charter/Private MY- Sydney , Australia & Pacific Apply Now

Do you value working for an exceptional yacht owner?


Are you interested in pursuing a role that offers commercial drive time?


Position Snapshot


  • $110,000-$125,000 AUD / Year + Super+ Bonus DOE
  • Multiple vessels within owner program
  • Captain chase tenders / relief on 38m in Captains absence
  • Live onboard or ashore

A unique opportunity has become available for an experienced superyacht professional looking to progress their career in Australia.

Joining a fulltime crew of 7 the 1st Officer/ relief captain must be ready to lead on deck by example while also acting as a backup to the captain onboard.

The vessel will be in AMSA survey (DCV) by the middle of the year and therefore the 1st Officer / relief captain must have a minimum of a master 5 by this time, to meet the manning requirements.


Master 5 in hand, moving towards master 4 would be preferential


The yacht is only one vessel within a larger fleet,  with plenty of opportunity to progress for the right candidate.

The yacht will use Sydney as its base, with trips away to Gold Coast, Whitsundays & as far as Fiji in the winters.

The 1st Officer / Relief Captain will manage an experienced deckhand and other crew, must be comfortable behind the wheel of various chase tenders and be willing to step-up in the captain’s absence to handle boat business / maneuvering.


Captain will mentor the right 1st Officer into the relief captain duties


The Ideal Candidate

  • Superyacht experience essential
  • Master 5 / Yachtmaster, on path to master 4 or in possession
  • Excellent leadership skills
  • Can drive large tenders comfortably
  • Looking to progress larger yacht captain experience
  • Bridge time/ Bridge operation experience
  • Positive / Fun attitude / excellent communication style
  • High level of professionalism
  • Looking for career progression.
  • Work rights for Australia/NZ

Start: When Found


Salary: $110,000-$125,000 AUD / Year + Super+ Bonus DOE


Will also consider candidates worldwide looking to return to Australia / NZ region





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

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