Deckhand to skippering, UK/Europe and Asia
- Date posted:
- October 21, 2020 Private yacht
- Deck Jobs
- Captain, Deckhand
- UK, Europe and Asia
Halcyon of Eyemouth is a 32 ton Scottish built Inchape 45 motor-sailer. Commsioned in 1989 for a Mr Van Zeller of Lisbon, launched in 1990. Halcyon is a classic gaff rigged ketch, heavily built. Her builders, the Eyemouth Shipyard were well known for producing tough seaworthy boats both for commerical and pleasure purposes. Halcyon of Eyemouth is a classic MSY. Halcyon has now left the Mainstay Marine Shipyard in the Milford Sound (South Wales UK) and is undergoing local sea trials.
Yacht Impulse is an Australian built Miller and Whitworth sloop rigged cruiser racer currently being upgraded. Berthed in South Malaysia. Impulse comes from the Ben Lexcen stable of fast competive yachts designs. This yacht is currently being upgraded and partially refitted. Deckhands who have a particualr interest in the practical/project side of yachting might like to be included in the life of this yacht. Access to Malaysia for non-nationals is retricted until January 2021, so time on this yacht is best planned for next year.
These yachts are co-owned by 2 guys based in Hong Kong, one being a skipper with 4000 hours of sail and motor yacht experience. The lifestyle on-board is informal. You must be non-judgemental, open-minded, fit, willing to learn, happy to particiapte in all aspects of operating these yachts. You need to be practical. This is an opportunity to take on responsibilities, grow skills and gain helm, skipper experience. Your ideas and thoughts will form part of life on these yachts.
Good knowledge of the English language is required.