Highly Experienced 1st Mate with Sailing Experience Needed for a 60m Sailing Yacht - Private and Charter

January 3, 2018
Deck Jobs
France, Europe.

Our client is looking for a dedicated 1st Mate with a great eye for detail that will go above and beyond what is required. Must hold OOW < 3000gt and prefer someone thinking about completing their Master 3000 in the future, as the plan would be to complete all crossings as relief Captain.

Must be a confident big boat sailor and have a good understanding of the heavy loads, level headed and can lead a team of 2 (bosun and deckhand).

The Yacht runs with Mini ISM, not an abundance of paper work, but LSA, Risk assessments, checklists, drills, chart work, publication updates must be completed weekly and to a high detailed level. Must be able to make the vessel shine and stand out at all times.


  • OOW < 3000gt
  • Excellent References
  • Must want to commit long term and have a practical and underpinning knowledge of yacht protocols and an in-depth knowledge of onboard maintenance
  • Sailing experience is a must
  • Male candidates only due to cabin arrangements
  • Charter Experience
  • No visible tattoos


  • Salary: TBC

Language Requirements:

Good knowledge of the English language is required.

Certificates and Qualifications:

All applicants must hold a valid ENG1 certificate to be able to apply for this position.

A valid STCW Basic Safety Training certificate is required from all applicants. Please sign up for an STCW course and obtain the certificate if you don't have it yet.