First mate 40m SY

Date posted:
May 23, 2020
Deck Jobs
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We are looking for a First mate for a 40m SY. August to be in Greece, and Sept/Oct in S. France. Yard end of Oct-mid Nov, then across to the Caribbean

Yachtmaster Ocean if possible GMDSS STCW

They have to be a very good sailor, ideally have raced on big boats before, maybe run a smaller yacht

Full MLC contract, time off, and money for courses. Dual season boat. True non-smokers, not too many eating/food issues. Kitesurfers preferred as we do that with the owner.

Male or Female. It is not a couple's position and it will not be!

They have to be proficient at running the deck with 2 deckhands. There will be rigging works undertaken by the crew and have to have good knowledge of complex modern rigs, rigging, and sails.

This is a hands-on position, but they will be running mini ISM and associated paperwork.


The salary is geared to the experience of the candidate.


  • IKO - Kite Surfing
  • RYA Yachtmaster Ocean


  • Private
  • Charter

Work Experience Requirements:

All applicants must have previous experience in working on a Yacht.

Language Requirements:

Good knowledge of the English language is required.

Certificates and Qualifications:

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.