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Flotilla Skipper

Company:
Seafarer Holidays

Location:
Greece, Turkey, Croatia

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

Start:
Immediate

Duration:
October

Description

As a Seafarer Flotilla Skipper, you will be responsible for running a flotilla of up to 12 yachts. Assisted by your lead crew, you will lead initial and daily client briefings, covering all aspects of their holidays, including technical yacht briefings, safety matters, navigation, and cruise itineraries.

Our Flotilla Skippers are our local managers, ensuring all aspects of clients holidays are delivered to the highest standard. This is much more than just a sailing job; we’re looking for people with personality, management skills, and the ability to use their initiative to get things done and resolve local issues.

You will assist clients with berthing and departing port, and ensure their satisfaction and welfare throughout the trip, including leading social events. As with all our vacancies, this is a hands on position and you will also assist in preparing the yachts on turnaround days.

You will manage local spend to budget and submit weekly accounts and management reports to Head Office.

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.

Requirements

You will be qualified to RYA Yachtmaster level, with Commercial Endorsement, preferably with previous professional skippering experience. You must have a sound working knowledge of practical sailing skills and yacht systems (including engines, sails, rigging and general yacht maintenance), with an ability to share this knowledge clearly. The position includes responsibility for ongoing maintenance of all the flotilla yachts whilst away from base.

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