Interested in working for a terrific Australian owner?

Are you interested in being based in Europe?

Position Snapshot

A high profile 50m private MY is on the search for a professional engineer interested in being based in Europe for 2023 or beyond

The vessel will undergo a yard period in the South of France before undertaking a relaxed season in the Mediterranean.

The vessel is Australian owned but used privately only therefore is flexible on engineering ticket required.

The owner has a reputation for being excellent to work for and maintains good crew retention rates

The yacht is open to seasonal or fulltime, with a preference for fulltime. (no rotation)

MTU engines, well maintained and preference for an up and coming Australian / NZ engineer (highly considered) but will also consider other nationalities based on experience and familiarity in Europe

Fun, active & professional team environment onboard

The Ideal Candidate

Start: April 2023 (joining in France)

Salary: 7000 € – 8000€ / month DOE

Interested in a 10 week on 10 week off rotation in a remote tropical paradise?

Are you an experienced engineer who holds a Y3, MEC 3 or EOOW?

The Chief engineer will Join a crew of 9 on a 47m private yacht, based on a remote tropical island off the coast of Jakarta with many animals and beautiful nature surroundings. The crew are all mature with their own hobbies who pursue them when not working. The crew are active and enjoy BBQs all together on Fridays, play volleyball twice a week when the boss is not on the island (high profile Indonesian).

Yard periods almost every year to Malaysia Langkawi , and do the odd trip to Bali with the rest of the year doing day trips from the private island.   

The yacht will be undertaking a yard period in Langkawi, Malaysia soon before  travelling back to Indonesia  

The yacht has had an extensive rebuilt on-board systems done in the last few years, including main engines and generators.

In the process of having the shafts installed, new engine mounts and gearbox mounts changed and all reset aligned… the vessel has Paxman (formular1) engines and is very powerful, they are set up to run close to full load for long periods

Engines have just been serviced and replaced all UPIs (injectors).

The yacht will often have guests on board for one or two days on the weekend, occasionally doing longer trips to Lombok and Komodo.

Overall this is very low use program & very little stress in this position

The crew will have use of villa facilities on the island and large swimming pool, as well as the local islands to explore when no guests are on board.

The right candidate needs to be comfortable in an isolated location, and capable, to come up with solutions.

Crew are multi-national, British, Australian, Kiwi & Asian. 9 in total

The successful candidate will:

· Hold a Y3, EOOW or MEC 3

· Will have some previous yacht experience on vessels 40-50m

· Have good technical knowledge

· Can work within a dynamic team

· Good communication skills and record keeping

The yacht is open to candidates of any nationality worldwide however candidates within a short flight of joining will also be highly considered

Start Date: Flexible

Location: ASIA, Predominantly Indonesia

Salary: $7000 US / Month + flights , medical (paid 12 months)

Rotation: 10 weeks on 10 weeks off

Preference to candidates with a home base in New Zealand, Australia, SA or Asia

Medical Insurance: Yes

Are you a Y3 engineer (or equivalent) interested in joining a new program out of Hong Kong?

Position Snapshot

A lovely 40m Private MY (with new owner) is on the lookout for an experienced chief engineer to join their new program

The vessel will largely be based out of Hong Kong with cruises around Asia & Australasia regions

The vessel offers healthy life balance from time ashore to time at sea


•             Basic engineering, including outboard motors

•             Diesel knowledge

•             General refrigeration and AC

•             Basic plumbing

•             Basic electrical and electronics

•             Troubleshooting

Required Certificates:

•             STCW

•             ENG1

•             Y3 Chief Engineer

•             MCA Approved Engineering Course

Salary: USD 9,000 (approx. HKD 71,000)

Experience: min. 2-5 years

Benefit: 38 days annual leave, medical insurance, repatriation flight

*Engine Makers: Caterpillar