Deck/ Mate 32m Expedition MY –Cairns, Whitsundays, Melbourne, New Zealand, Kimberley

Deck Jobs
Mate, Deckhand
Salary is DOE and paid in $AUD
Australia & New Zealand
Start date:
When Found
Job posted:
6 June 2024
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Are you a deckhand looking for some serious seatime?

Are you interested in joining an expedition vessel cruising Oz/NZ and the remote Kimberely?

Position Snapshot
• Tender Driving skills (Chase Yacht)
• Plenty of bridge/sea time
• Fishing skills a bonus

A 32m expedition vessel is on the search for a deck/mate for their travelling program
The yacht is run with a fulltime crew of 5/6 and the deck/mate will work within a highly professional superyacht style team , with plenty of opportunity to learn under an experienced/ approachable captain.

The owner loves his fishing / diving and therefore it would be beneficial (not essential) if the deck/mate was comfortable fishing, taking care of gear, setting up rigs , driving the day fishing / diving support tender, or perhaps accompanying the owner on spearing trips (if a spearo)

The fishing is secondary to having good seamanship skills , the right personality and a professional / hardworking approach.

The yacht has a terrific reputation, with both personable / friendly / accommodating owners and fun / adventurous / professional crew dynamic.

The owner fly’s in/out on various locations with good down time in-between trips.
The deck/mate should have competent tender driving skills, comfortable on bridge lookout and keen to gain some serious sea miles over the next 12 months.

Vessel movement plans over the next 12 months-

Winter: Cairns – Whitsundays – Gold Coast

Summer: Melbourne, Tazzy, New Zealand

Autumn: Top end (Darwin) and the remote Kimberley

The ideal candidate will have either a few seasons superyacht experience or come from a good commercial / tourism boat background, preferably with tickets

Salary is DOE and paid in $AUD


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