Dockwalk - The Essential Site For Captains And Crew - Careers - A BOSUN POSITION ON A PRIVATE 58M (190ft) SAILING YACHT (FOREIGN FLAGGED)


  • Position: Bosun 
  • Location: Not specified 
  • Salary: Not Specified 
  • Employment Type: Permanent 
  • Posted on: Nov 2nd 18 
  • Start Date: Immediate Start 
  • Apply by: Dec 2nd 18 

Job Description

A 58m (190ft) sailing yacht is currently searching for a BOSUN tojoin their crew of 10.Candidate needs to be someone young and enthusiastic andwanting to continue to build on your experience as you advance through theindustry. Must have a minimum of 1-2 years experience on super yachts, with aproven longevity on previous yachts. Must commit to 12 months or more to theyacht. The candidate must have a solid sailing background experience and been aBOSUN  for at least two years on yachts over 100 feet. Proven track recordshowing longevity in past positions. Have strong organisation skills, strongexterior maintenance skills and have a nice outgoing attitude.

  • This position is for someone that has a passion for sailing as the boson on this yacht you will be responsible for routine maintenance and care of the sails and rigs (a sound knowledge of sailing and sail boat maintenance is required for the position).
  • Sailing experience on large sailing yachts would be a bonus; and excellent tender driving and maintenance skills, Paint product knowledge and basic application, Varnishing, familiar with a range of different paints, fillers and Gelcoat experience, Power tools and hand tools experience a must. An in depth knowledge of ALL cleaning products and proper deck maintenance and care
  • Engineering skills are not required however a basic knowledge of tender engines, hydraulic systems is a must.
  • The most important qualities the yacht is looking for: is a qualified candidate, is to have a pro-active attitude that displays a high level of maturity and above all is Positive.   

ITINERARY: Mediterranean then onto the south Pacific

QUALIFICATIONS: B1/B2visa; Yacht masters offshore a must or Ocean; STCW95, ENG1 medical, solidsailing background. Strong maintenance  skills, good organisationalskills. Must have good knowledge of tenders, and diving. Strong diving experience - dive master or instructors license would be a bonus. Open to employingcrew that have worked on smaller yachts with smaller tickets however must havea lot of operational experience,  Experiencewith SMS and mini or full ISM preferred. Vessel operates mini ISM. Computerskills are also required for the position. Medical insurance is included andincentives. 6 weeks annual leave including flights.

START DATE: immediatestart-

EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time with 3 month trial period

SALARY:  $ Payingin USD dollars and paying extremely well to the right candidate. Salary will bediscussed in the interview if you should obtain one.