Commissioning Skipper- Sailing Yachts

  • Posted 2024-03-13
  • Job ID: 33190

Are you an experienced Sailing Yacht Skipper, keen to work with one of the leading sailing yacht brands to oversee and run commissioning across their entire range. 

This ocean-going yachtbuilder have been growing steadily and now boast an impressive order book ranging from their entry level 50ft model through to their range topping 89ft beast! With three manufacturing facilities, they employ a large team across design, manufacture and more, and continue to develop their presence as market leaders.

Based in Norfolk, the Commissioning Skipper will take on responsibility for leading sea trialling, testing and commissioning of yachts across sites on the east and south coast, along with periodical trips abroad as required. Working in partnership with multiple departments, the role will come with the following duties:

– Management of a commissioning team on board during trials and tests.

– Developing and executing a sea trialling schedule in line with resource availability, tides and weather.

– Keep a commissioning log.

– Adhere to H&S requirements, along with company processes and procedures whilst ashore and at sea.

– Develop and create feedback reports for snagging, repair and upgrade.

– Assist with deliveries and further trialling in line with company requirements .

As an individual, you’ll be a seasoned Skipper with many years spent in lead roles on sailing yachts of up to 30m. Holding your YM Offshore, STCW95 and ENG1 you’ll be a disciplined and considered individual capable of leading a team of varying experiences in a host of different situations. You’ll be engaging not only with colleagues but also with owners, so a great customer manner and a level-headed outlook and attitude are essential to your success. 

In turn, you’ll be joining an incredibly well known name and be working with a range of cutting edge yachts. A fantastic working environment beckons, along with an attractive package and a chance to travel both nationally and internationally as part of a varied and challenging role.

If interested, please apply or contact Ed for more information.

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