Captain 76’ Private MY (New Build) Sydney (base), Whitsundays, Caribbean Apply Now

Are you a Sydney based yacht captain looking for a ‘new build’ program?

Position Snapshot

  • Sydney based. 
  • Long term Berth – Spit, Mosman
  • Start: Mid-June (with flexibility)

A brand new 76’ MY will arrive into Sydney Mid-June and the captain will assist with handover & stocking of the vessel.

The vessel has a long-term berth at the Spit, Mosman and the incoming captain should have good knowledge of Sydney Harbour & Pittwater cruising grounds.

The vessel will be used largely for day trips with a few staggered extended weekend trips throughout the summer / high season.

Low guest numbers 2-6 guests

The owner may consider taking the vessel to the Whitsundays over winter 2024 (*TBC)

2025 the owner is open to possibly shipping the vessel to the Caribbean for a 3-month season only before bringing the vessel back to Sydney for 2026 (Caribbean season is optional for Sydney captain & Sydney captain will retain employment)

The yacht captain will be expected to work 42.5 hours / week , anything above Lieu will be given in addition to further leave for any nights spent overnight onboard

The owner is open to a step-up captain looking for their first drive to someone with time already running vessels of similar size

The captain will be the sole fulltime crew member, but an additional stew/deck will be taken on seasonally if the vessel is away for extended periods or for any guest numbers > 2

Captain will have their own double cabin, stew/deck will be given a guest cabin

The owner usually takes care of themselves once onboard and brings external catering

The Ideal Candidate

  • Sydney based.
  • Master 5 or similar
  • Experience on superyachts overseas or locally
  • Good vessel handling skills
  • Is an effective manager
  • Good with paperwork
  • Personable, approachable, professional
  • Looking to offer a firm commitment.
  • Happy to undertake some non-yacht responsibilities if vessel is quiet in low season
  • Work rights for Australia

Salary package

XXX per annum + superannuation (based on Captains experience level)

$15k pa car expense (to also cover fuel expenses) allowance

Laptop & phone supplied.

Long distance travelling costs to be paid by owner (ie use company supplied credit card)

Start: Mid/Late June (flexible) . Owner takes official ownership in August 2023

  • Classification:   Captain
  • Location:   Australia/NZ
  • Type:   Full-Time

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