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JOB TITLE

1st Mate

SALARY

The position is contracted for a minimum of 8 months including paid holiday. Monthly salary starts at 1200GBP – 1500GBP depending on experience

LOCATION

2020 sailing schedule includes Cornwall, Scotland, West Coast,  Brittany for the French Festivals and Spain.

INTRODUCTION

Bessie Ellen specialises in traditional hands-on sailing holidays for all ages and we have an exciting opportunity for enthusiastic Mate’s and Bosun’s to join our team.  This permanent position is well suited to an individual who is looking to advance their career at sea and gain hands-on experience in the heritage charter industry.

ROLE AND RESPONSIBILITIES

You will be responsible for a number of different roles to ensure the smooth running of the vessel as follows, but not limited to:

Upkeep of Safety Management Systems

Watch-keeping,  teaching guests the ropes and sailing skills

Engine, rig and deck maintenance and repair

Crew and guest shore transfers

Internal cleaning and cabin preparation including Galley duties and Heads (WC)

Experienced in hospitality

KEY REQUIREMENTS (QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS)

The applicant must have experience and confidence with traditional sailing and associated skills. All applicants must have STCW95

ENG1 medical

Up to date Passports

Yachtmaster Offshore Commercially Endorsed

VHF/GMDSS Radio Operators Licence

CV’s and references to nikki@bessie-ellen.com