Are you an experienced captain interested in joining an expedition charter yacht with amazing itinerary?
A high profile 113’ expedition motor yacht is currently on the search for an experienced captain to join their active program.
Run with the a crew of 6 , the captain should ideally have cruise experience in – expedition style + managed charters. West Coast or top end experience would be favourable but not essential. (experienced guide can be onboard for Kimberley season)
The yacht will undertake a busy season in the top end and may steam onto Indonesia for some off the beaten track island cruising
From there the yacht will travel back around the top end for the tail end of the Kimberley season or onwards to Perth
The yacht has a strong focus on water sports, particularly diving and fishing.
The vessel is foreign flagged and open to MCA or AMSA tickets
The Ideal Candidate
• Master 4, or MCA 500gt
• STCW + Sea Farer medical
• Experience with the South Pacific cruising grounds
• Charter & mini ISM experience
• Excellent crew management
• Proven longevity
• Full work rights for Australia
Start Date- 2-4 weeks
Salary- From $185,000 AUD -$200,000/ Year DOE, TRP, + Mobile phone allowance ($70 per month), 6 weeks annual leave + 6 weeks fatigue leave + flight allowance of $6k per annum, access to company car (for company business).
Accommodation costs paid for by Company where crew not able to live aboard + incentives.
This is an incredible opportunity for an experienced captain to join a high-profile Australian charter yacht with an exciting cruising itinerary.
Are you a Sydney based yacht captain looking for a ‘new build’ program?
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
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