Dockwalk - The Essential Site For Captains And Crew - Careers - A BOSUN REQUIRED FOR A PRIVATE 58M SAILING YACHT (FOREIGN FLAGGED/PRIVATE)


  • Position: Bosun 
  • Location: Not specified 
  • Salary: Not Specified 
  • Employment Type: Permanent 
  • Posted on: Jul 8th 19 
  • Start Date: Immediate 
  • Apply by: Oct 8th 19 

Job Description

A 58m sailing yacht is currently searching for a BOSUN to join their crew of10. Candidate needs to be someone enthusiastic and wanting to continue to buildon their experience as you advance through the industry. Must commit to 12months or more to the yacht as the yacht will be travelling to remote places.
The candidate must have a solid sailing background experience and been a BOSUNfor 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 is a must  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:  South Pacific and South America

Yacht masters offshore a must or Ocean; STCW95, ENG1 medical, solid sailingbackground. Strong maintenance  skills, good organisational skills. Musthave good knowledge of tenders, and diving. Strongdiving experience - divemaster or instructors license wouldbe a bonus but not necessary. Open to employing crew that have worked onsmaller yachts with smaller tickets however must have a lot of operationalexperience,  Experience withSMS and mini or full ISM preferred. Vessel operates mini ISM. Computer skillsare also required for the position. Medical insurance is included andincentives. 6 weeks annual leave including flights.

STARTDATE: immediate start-

EMPLOYMENT TYPE:  Full time with 3 month trial period

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