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A FIRST MATE POSITION ON A PRIVATE 58M SAILING YACHT (FOREIGN FLAGGED)

  • Position: 1st Mate 
  • Location: Not specified 
  • Salary: $ Paying in USD dollars  
  • Employment Type: Permanent 
  • Posted on: Apr 15th 18 
  • Start Date: Immediate 
  • Apply by: May 15th 18 

Job Description

A 58m sailing yacht is currently searching for a FIRST MATEto join their crew of 10. Candidate needs to be a strong sailor with a minimumof 3-5 years on a large sailing yachts. They need to have demonstrableexperience with all aspects of Safety Management Systems (SMM), watchkeeping, sailing and sail handling (inc. rigging), preventative maintenancesystems, crew management, and vessel handling.

  • Administration experience: They will need to have worked with an ISM system. Part of their duties and responsibilities are maintaining the vessel’s SMS, which includes; operations reporting to the Management company, maintaining the validity of the ships documents and certificates, and maintaining the onboard safety culture through the periodic safety drills regime.
  • Deck crew: consist of Captain, Mate, Bosun, and one Deckhand.  
  • The owners of this yacht are very energetic, engaging and personal so the yacht is requiring a crew-member that meets this criteria. You need to be the kind of person who is a ‘go-getter’, 'self-starter', and is motivated to do the best possible job for all the right reasons is what’s required.

ITINERARY:

Ft Lauderdale, Mediterranean season, followed by Caribbeanthen onto the Pacific

QUALIFICATIONS:

Chiefoffice qualifications or Minimum OOW, strong sailing back is a must on a largeyachts  B1/B2 visa; Min. OOW. PADI OpenWater would be desirable, as would previous experience of the IDEA vesselmaintenance program.