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Skipper

Company:
Sunsail

Location:
Greece, Turkey, Italy, or Croatia

Benefits:
Competitive Salary + accomodation +uniform +insurance +return flights to UK

Start:
Immediate

Duration:
October

Description

Sunsail has been perfecting the ideal sailing holiday for the last 35 years. We have a passion for sailing, and are looking for professional crews with the same enthusiasm and drive.

Having the most modern and largest fleet of yachts in the business allows us to offer a wide range of holiday choices in many destinations across the world including the Seychelles, Caribbean, and Australia. Clients can choose to bareboat with or without a skipper, or join one of our popular flotillas.

These are the ultimate in social sailing, with the perfect balance between independent sailing and unobtrusive support.We are currently have positions for our 2011 season from April - November. Please apply online.

About the role

Your main duties will centre around the yachts, the base and ports of call. Working hours vary and you must be flexible to cover operational requirements. In this fulfilling and exciting role you will be required to be responsible for and undertake the following duties:Flotilla
  • Presentation and maintenance of yachts
  • Full first day briefing to the entire flotilla
  • Safety of all clients throughout the week
  • Daily briefings to clients on route and weather information
  • Safe Mooring of all yachts each day
  • Assisting the lead crew with all aspects of running the flotilla and socialising with guests
Bareboat
  • Yacht preparation and cleaning
  • Deliveries, call outs and maintenance
  • Skippering charters of upto 9 clients at a time
  • Base support when not on charter
General
  • All yacht preparation on turnaround days
  • Briefings
  • Sharing knowledge of local area
  • Advising on sailing questions
  • Assisting with the organisation of group meals, BBQ's and punch parties
  • Any other duties as directed by the Base Manager

Requirements

  • Yacht Master/Coastal Skipper with Commercial Endorsement or equivalent
  • Ability to work under pressure and make difficult decisions
  • Experience in a customer focused environment
  • Socialable and positive personality
  • Strong organisational skills


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