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Ben O.

Chief Engineer, 2nd Engineer, Sole Engineer

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  Yachting experience

Nationality: New Zealand
Current location: USA - Florida

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Basic Details

Year of Birth: 1982
Smoker: no
Visible Tattoos: no
ENG1 Certificate: yes
Residence: Australia
Current Dock Location: USA - Florida
B1/B2 Visas: yes
Schengen Visas: yes

Contact Details

Certificates / Qualifications

STCW Certificates:

  • STCW Basic Safety Training
  • Survival Craft and Rescue Boats (other than fast rescue boats)
  • Advanced Firefighting
  • Medical First Aid
  • Designated Security Duties

More Certificates / Qualifications:


Uploaded Certificates



Highest standard of work ethic.
Excellent organisational skills.
Sound problem-solving abilities.
Proven valuable crew member.
Integrity, good attitude, friendly down-to-earth, energy, maturity, passion for the maritime industry, experienced and professional.

Yachting Experience

Yacht sizes:30-39m, 40-49m, 50-69m
Yacht types:motor, sailing
Yacht uses:private, charter
Experience length:2-5 years

Other Work Experience

Cruise Ships: no

Sailing Experience

Motor Yachts: Extensive
Extensive (Professional)
Sailing Yachts: Extensive
Extensive (Professional)
Private Yachts: Considerable
Considerable (Professional)
Delivery: Considerable
Considerable (Professional)
Shipyards & Refits: Considerable
Considerable (Professional)
Expedition Yachts: Some
Some (Professional)
Racing Yachts: Some
Some (Professional)
Charter Yachts: Some
Some (Professional)
Fishing Vessels: Some
Some (Professional)

Language Skills

English:Fluent   Fluent
Spanish:Basic   Basic

Other Skills

Propulsion Skills:

Bow Thruster:Considerable   Considerable
Single Screw:Considerable   Considerable
Sail Power:Considerable   Considerable
Zero Speed Stabiliser:Some   Some
Twin Screw:Some   Some

Engineering Skills:

Mechanical:Considerable   Considerable
Generators & Alternators:Considerable   Considerable
Windlass & Winch Systems:Considerable   Considerable
Water Treatment:Considerable   Considerable
Water Makers:Considerable   Considerable
Diesel Engines:Considerable   Considerable
Outboard Engines:Considerable   Considerable
Air Conditioning:Considerable   Considerable
Steering Gear:Some   Some
Solar Power:Some   Some
Water Jet Propulsion / Jet Skis:Some   Some
AV & IT:Some   Some
Gearboxes:Some   Some
Refrigeration:Some   Some
Diesel Electric:Some   Some
Electrical:Some   Some
Hydraulic Systems:Some   Some
Electro Hydraulic Controls:Some   Some


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