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Lead Deckhand for 100-m+ Private Superyacht – LDYM

Work Type:
  • Have you 3 year’s experience as a Senior Deckhand on a large yacht?
  • Ready to board ASAP?
  • Great opportunity for a Lead Deckhand!


This travelling, large, private motor yacht is looking for a dedicated, Lead Deckhand to join their team. With a busy programme the right candidate will be looking to commit long term.


You will report directly to the Bosun and Chief Officer and will be responsible for maintaining the exterior of the yacht to a very high standard as well as tender operations, deck maintenance and supplies.





  • 3 years’ Lead role on large 100-m+ motoryachts
  • Large tender driving skills and experience
  • Good knowledge of paints and products is essential
  • Experience in deck maintenance is essential
  • A great attitude and work ethic. 
  • Diving and watersports qualifications a bonus
  • True non-smoker – not even socially
  • No visible tattoos




  • STCW including Security awareness
  • ENG 1 Medical Certificate valid minimum 12 months
  • Power Boat Level 2
  • B1/B2 Visa or ability to obtain
  • Passport valid minimum 12 months


Salary:  USD $4500-5000 per month  ROTATION:   3:1 with 3 return economy flights per year

Start Date:  As soon as the right candidate is found. 

Please send your email to for further information.


Click “APPLY NOW” Upload your CV in Word format and application letter addressing all the points of eligibility on this job post.  Please ensure that you have a good quality recent photo, indicate the validity date of your ENG1, your current location and availability dates and have at least 3 Referees with all contact details on your CV. Written references are good support for your application so please send these too.

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