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Deckhand/Mate/Skipper for 60-ft Private Motoryacht in Australia - GBBM

Work Type:
  • Are you seeking adventure cruising around the Australian Coast in 2021?
  • Tired of your 9-5 job?
  • 8 month contract with view to go permanent!


If you are looking for a new adventure and have extensive boating experience we are seeking an organised, efficient and experienced crew member to join this well-loved 60-ft Motor Cruiser from Sydney to Broome and back.  The highly experienced boating family will be leaving Sydney on the 1st of April with a view to return in November 2021.  They are seeking someone with an equivalent love of the ocean who is a capable all-rounder to assist in all areas including watch-keeping and taking over the helm.

We are looking for a team player who is confident and willing to become part of the close-knit family and ensure the trip is a memorable one to all onboard.

Experience and Qualifications:

  • GPH/Coxswain/Yachtmaster qualifications a bonus but not necessary if you have proven seamanship experience;
  • Experience in skippering vessels of a similar size;
  • Marine Mechanical qualifications and/or experience a bonus;
  • Familiar with Navigation, GPS, Radio Ops, etc;
  • STCW95 Basic Safety training a bonus;
  • First Aid/Medical certificate a bonus;
  • Fit and healthy with proven long range sailing experience and a good set of sea legs;
  • Knowledge of the Australian East to West Coast waters a big advantage;
  • Preference for Sydney local but will consider out of area if experience is high;
  • Love for all things ocean, deep sea fishing, etc;
  • Able to commit for the duration of the trip, ie. April to November 2021;
  • Easy going, willing to assist in all areas and comfortable with sharing duties onboard.


If this is the adventure you are looking for please send your CV, Cover Letter and relevant information to: to


Salary:  To be paid in AUD - Negotiable depending on experience and qualifications.

Starting: Mid March 2021 in Sydney

Reference Number:
Deck > Deckhand Mate Skipper
Superyacht Crew International
Contact Details:
Michelle Mitrovic