Are you an experienced deckhand looking to advance your career in Australia?

Do have solid tender driving experience and able to take direction?

A high profile 45m private superyacht is on the search for an experienced deckhand to join their team of 10

The yacht operates a diverse program spending time in summer in both Sydney and Pittwater. Over Winter the yacht will venture further afield travelling to the Great Barrier reef or onto islands around the Pacific

There is an extremely high standard aboard this yacht and the deckhand must be clean cut and presentable at all times.

There is an excellent crew dynamic on board and candidates that can contribute to a happy, positive and professional work environment will be highly regarded.

While the position will involve the usual deckhand duties, the deckhand will also be mentored and trained in more senior responsibilities including bridge watches, anchoring, navigation, seamanship, crane operations, drills and big boat handling.

This is a terrific opportunity to advance your career and training, gaining experience that will catapult you into a senior deck or bosun position

The successful candidate will have…..

• power boat level 2 / Coxswain or higher

• STCW 95, ENG 1, or AMSA Medical

• Excellent tender driving experience. Experience driving jet boats and jet skis

• Positive attitude and keen to listen and learn

• Some bridge watch experience

• Experience with docking and lines

• A genuine love for Water sports, fishing and the ocean. Dive qualifications will be a bonus.

• High attention to detail

• Full work rights for Australia

• Longevity in previous positions

• The ability to live ashore in Sydney

The yacht operates two deckhands who share the duties, working under an experienced Bosun and Chief officer

Itinerary: Sydney, Pittwater and potential East Coast or Pacific Cruising (in winter periods)

Salary: Above Australian industry standard and negotiable to secure the right candidate

Start: flexible, immediate for the right candidate

Conditions– Live ashore role (when not cruising) However the new Deckhand can live onboard initially in Sydney until the vessel arrives back from Whitsundays, likely in October. The deckhand should then look to acquire their own accommodation in Sydney. Would suit a deckhand interested in more of a land-based lifestyle while still doing a few trips away each year

This is an excellent opportunity to advance your deck career while also maintaining a shore-based existence.

The yacht will also consider solid candidates currently overseas, looking to return Sydney, however candidates located close for interviews will be highly regarded.

Are you a decky with solid carpentry skills?

Are you interested in a world travelling superyacht with water sports emphasis?

Position Snapshot

A high profile 95m new build is on the search for a deckhand who has some good carpentry skills, in addition to other water sports talents

The carpentry experience will take priority, but any other skills or quals ie: Diving / Kitesurfing will also be advantageous

Experience on a yacht over 60m preferred. Longevity is good to see.

Fit and well-presented only

No preferred nationality must be fluent in English.

No couples will be taken so preferably without a partner in the industry.

Vessel is currently pinballing their way through the South Pacific Islands with a worldwide itinerary

The Ideal Candidate

Start: When found, can wait for someone outstanding

Salary: 3500€ DOE , 90 days holiday + flights, medical

Other Benefits: Crew gym area onboard, Training package after qualifying time served, Annual salary review and increases

Are you interested in a role that is blended between deckhand & stewardess?

Are you interested in being based in the beautiful Whitsundays?

The yacht will cruise the QLD coast and the South Pacific Islands (Fiji, Vanuatu) but will maintain the Whitsundays as its home base between trips.

The family is your typical down to earth Australian family who enjoy BBQ’s & game fishing

The vessel has quite a few support / chase tenders used for exploring , diving and game fishing that the stew /deck will learn to drive the chase yachts under the direction of the permanent deckhand onboard

The owners enjoy keeping fit and active with water activities, particularly fishing.

The Stew / Deck will work in conjunction with the Stew / Cook to deliver a good level of service to the owner and their guests

Great crew dynamic onboard and the stewardess will have plenty of opportunity to share in leisure / water activities in between duties.

A strong sense of fun and humor is important to succeed in this role, someone who has a zest for adventure and who really enjoys working in the industry

Open to green candidates to the very experienced and can match salary accordingly to experience

Open to couples with a mate / engineer

The Ideal Candidate

Start: When Found

Salary: discussed directly with captain