Bosun- 55m private MY – Sydney (base) Apply Now

Are you a lead deckhand ready to step into a management role?

Are you able to lead a team of 3 deckhands across both maintenance and deck operations?

Position Snapshot

  • Bosun (fulltime role)
  • Running a team of 3 deckhands
  • Live Onboard or Ashore
  • Flexible on tickets, MCA or AMSA


The yacht is used for strictly private use and will mostly be utilized within the Sydney Harbour region, although trips further afield are not completely off the table

The position would suit a lead deckhand with a few years experience looking to step into a senior role, working on further tickets , on the path to an officer on a larger yacht

The working week is typically 5 days / week with 2 days off

Good long-standing crew in place and the Bosun will be given a thorough handover

The Bosun will work under the guidance of a very experienced 1st Officer who has been with the vessel for several years + 2 X rotational Captains

The vessel operates a chase tender and the Bosun must have solid driving skills

The vessel rarely stays at anchor and trips are often short day excursions or in dock functions

Unbelievably down to earth owners who are an absolute pleasure to work for

Crew can live on or off the yacht and will consider candidates in all locations permitting they have the necessary work rights for Australia

Working days are usually 8am-3:30pm when in dock


The Ideal Candidate

  • Lead Deck or deck/mate experience on Superyachts
  • Good leadership skills, relaxed management style
  • Excellent knowledge of deck maintenance products
  • Solid tender driving skills
  • Can work within an ISM framework
  • Wanting to progress tickets
  • STCW
  • Not looking for allot of offshore time
  • Enjoys working with a professional team & a family setting
  • Can take on tasks outside of their immediate job description
  • Work rights in Australia

Start: Flexible, when found

Salary: Depending on Experience (paid in AUD)

  • Classification:   Deckhand / Bosun
  • Location:   Australia/NZ
  • Type:   Full-Time

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