Crew Pacific - Cairns Queensland Australia



A 60m sailing yacht is currently searching for a BOSUN to join their crew of 10. Candidate needs to be someone enthusiastic and wanting to continue to build on their experience as you advance through the industry. Must commit to 12 months or more to the yacht as the yacht will be travelling to remote places.
The candidate must have a solid sailing background experience and been a BOSUN  for at least two years on yachts over 100 feet. Proven track record showing longevity in past positions. Have strong organisation skills, strong exterior maintenance skills and have a nice outgoing attitude.

  • This position is for someone that has a passion for sailing as the boson on this yacht you will be responsible for routine maintenance and care of the sails and rigs (a sound knowledge of sailing and sail boat maintenance is required for the position).
  • Sailing experience on large sailing yachts is a must  and excellent tender driving and maintenance skills, Paint product knowledge and basic application, Varnishing, familiar with a range of different paints, fillers and Gelcoat experience, Power tools and hand tools experience a must. An in depth knowledge of ALL cleaning products and proper deck maintenance and care
  • Engineering skills are not required however a basic knowledge of tender engines, hydraulic systems is a must.
  • The most important qualities the yacht is looking for: is a qualified candidate, is to have a pro-active attitude that displays a high level of maturity and above all is Positive.   

ITINERARY:  South Pacific and South America

Yacht masters offshore a must or Ocean; STCW95, ENG1 medical, solid sailing background. Strong maintenance  skills, good organisational skills. Must have good knowledge of tenders, and diving.Strong diving experience -dive master or instructors licensewould be a bonus but not necessary. Open to employing crew that have worked on smaller yachts with smaller tickets however must have a lot of operational experience, Experience with SMS and mini or full ISM preferred. Vessel operates mini ISM. Computer skills are also required for the position. Medical insurance is included and incentives. 6 weeks annual leave including flights.

START DATE: immediate start-
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time with 3 month trial period
SALARY:  $4500.00USD - $5000.00USD  Salary is negotiable to the candidate with the right experience, qualifications and longevity in previous positions