Are you looking to progress your career whilst still having a land-based life in Sydney?

Do you have superyacht experience from Europe / US?

Position Snapshot

A high profile 42m private MY that maintains a base in Sydney is on the search for an experienced chief officer to join their program.

The yacht runs an extremely high standard and will look favourably on candidates who have come from reputable programs overseas.

The yacht is largely based in Sydney 9-10 months / year but is likely to head out to the South Pacific Islands over winter ( New Caledonia / Fiji or similar)

The vessel is used strictly for private use with the owner occasionally hosting very high profile guests onboard.

The CO will oversee all deck operations, assist with ISM implementation, manage an experienced deckhand, conduct regular drills, assist captain with ships paperwork , safety equipment, passage planning, lead bridge watches ect

As the yacht ( and crew) are largely based out of Sydney , preference will be given to candidates with ties to Sydney or looking to establish themselves in the area.

Will consider candidates returning from overseas

The Ideal Candidate

Start: 2-4 weeks

Salary: 5750€- 6750€ / Month DOE + standard Australian Leave entitlements



Do you value working for an exceptional yacht owner?


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


Position Snapshot


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

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