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Engineers/First Mates

Seafarer Holidays

Greece, Turkey, Croatia

Competitive salary + return travel +uniform +training +accomodation +food allowance




Flotilla Engineers and Mates wanted to spend the Summer with Seafarer!

Flotilla Engineers and Mates enjoy a diverse role. Primarily responsible for day to day maintenance and running repairs to the fleet of yachts, you will also assist both the skipper and the Host/Hostess with their tasks, including preparation of the yachts on turnaround day.

You will take part in client briefings and those with appropriate sailing skills may also provide informal sailing instruction on board clients’ yachts, as well as undertaking yacht deliveries. You will maintain the tools and replenish spares, taking responsibility for any associated spending. You will participate fully in flotilla social events and must be clean and presentable.

We offer a comprehensive package, including return air travel from a London airport to resort, uniform, training, competitive salary, accommodation whilst abroad and a subsistence allowance whilst on flotilla.


You will ideally have previous experience of yacht maintenance and marine systems, including engines, electrics, electronics and plumbing. You will be eager to further your knowledge and as a minimum have a mechanical bent with a basic understanding of electrical theory. Sailing qualifications to Day Skipper or beyond would be advantageous and as a minimum, you must hold an RYA Competent Crew certificate. Most positions are for the duration of the season.

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